Archive for January, 2013

Dynamic Item Templates for LongListSelector

For one of the Windows Phone 8 pet projects I am working on, there was a need to list/enumerate available theme resources (see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsphone/develop/ff769552(v=vs.105).aspx for the list) and show a preview of each of them on the screen. While it sounded very simple when I started off, it all became too tricky because I wanted […]

category: XAML    

Windows Store App Design Templates (Link)

Here is an awesome collection (as of now 50!) of Windows 8 app design templates (for free) for different application scenarios. It has the source code in both C#/XAML and JavaScript/HTML. Even if you may not use them as is, I think they can serve a starting point by giving some ideas around design and functionality implementation. […]

category: Application Design, Windows 8, XAML