Windows 8 Using XAML, Part 13: Tiles and Templates

with expert Ken Getz

The tiles and templates are the new icons for Windows 8. In this course you will learn to work with tiles from a user’s perspective. Then learn how to create a default tile for an application. Next you will investigate each of the 46 tile templates that Windows 8 supports, followed up by creating tile notifications using both the XML DOM and the NotificationsExtensions API. Then you will see how to create tile notifications using “peek” templates, schedule and cancel tile notifications.

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