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.

Advanced | 1h 43m | April 08, 2013

Visual StudioXAML.NETWindows 8 DesignWindows 8 AppsC#Windows 8 Development

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Ken Getz

Ken Getz is a featured instructor for several of our Visual Studio courses. He is a Visual Basic and Visual C# expert and has been recognized multiple times as a Microsoft MVP. Ken is a seasoned instructor, successful consultant, and the author or co-author of several best-selling books. He is a frequent speaker at technical conferences like Tech-Ed, VSLive, and DevConnections and he has written for several of the industry's most-respected publications including Visual Studio Magazine, CoDe Magazine, and MSDN Magazine.

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