In this final Hands On Lab, we use the CurrentAppSimulator class to simulate interaction with the Windows Store API. Here we simply use the configuration file to declaratively modify the user interface. This simulates the data retrieved from the Windows Store.
Continuing from the previous lesson, this lesson demonstrate how to utilize push notifications from Windows Notification Services to provide information or state updates to the user from the cloud on the Windows 8 start page.
In this lesson we use the ToggleSwitch element to capture a user's preference on how to deal with remembering the state of the app prior to it being terminated. We talk about the different special folders and objects we can use to save user data, and discuss roaming and how to utilize it in our...
In this lesson, we learn how to add Settings Flyouts using the Callisto controls. These are used to respond to the Settings charm in Windows 8, and can be used for About pages, Preferences or other related purposes.