Windows 8 Using XAML, Part 14: Badges and Secondary Tiles

with expert Ken Getz

On Windows 8 tiles you will see badges in this course you will learn to create badge notifications for tiles, including numeric and glyph badges. You will see how to create badge notifications using XML and using the NotificationsExtensions library. Then you will investigate the secondary tile user interface with existing applications. Then you will create a secondary tile, pinned from the bottom app bar, then pin and unpin secondary tiles programmatically. Then you will see how to enumerate all secondary tiles for an application and provide badge and tile notifications for a secondary tile.

Advanced | 1h 34m | April 15, 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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