How Do I: Add Semantic Zoom for Grouped Data in a Windows 8 application?

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Most users have experienced optical zooming which allows them to use a familiar pinching gesture to scale the elements on the display. In a similar fashion, semantic zoom allows the user to zoom in or out on lists of data. It transforms the list in a way that helps the user to get oriented and to quickly access what he is looking for. Learn how to implement semantic zoom in your Windows 8 application using HTML and JavaScript.

Next Steps:
Step #1 – Download Windows 8 Release Preview and Windows 8 SDK
Step #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8
Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8


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