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 Part 25, this lesson demonstrates how to utilize push notifications from Windows Notification Services to provide information or state updates from the cloud to the user on the Windows 8 start page.
In this lesson, we use the ToggleSwitch WinJS control to capture a user's preference for 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 pages to our project. These are used to respond to the Settings charm in Windows 8, and can be used for About pages, Preferences, or other related purposes.
In this lesson, Bob explains how Windows 8 manages the resources of the computer in regards to our apps. We learn how to respond to Suspend notifications from Windows 8 so that we can store state or data information and restore it when the app is re-launched.