Category Archives: Windows8

How to Create an Attached Properties in WPF

By | October 12, 2013

Well, attached properties, just like normal properties are an object of Dependency Property, but with a very special point embedded into it. Even though the attached properties can only be added to a class which inherits from DependencyObject and also the property where it is attached to should also be a dependency property itself, an Attached property in… Read More »

How to use Application Bar in windows 8

By | November 29, 2011

Application bar is one of the interesting feature for any Metro style applications. Application bar allows you to define standard set of options that your application needs to use at certain context. Metro style applications are generally very clean and does not have any visual portion sharing between toolbars or application options. The app bar is the options… Read More »

Introduction to Metro UI in Windows8

By | November 27, 2011

As technology progresses, we, being on the eco-system of Microsoft is continuously getting more and more updates in terms of technology, both in pipeline of actual technology update as well as User interface improvements. User Interface plays a key role for any application. Even though how good your application performs, if the application UI is not good, it… Read More »

Application State, Suspension and Termination of Apps in WinRT

By | November 4, 2011

WinRT application model is completely different than the existing application models. The Metro style applications are meant to work differently with least user intervention on the apps. So the user for the Metro application does not need to close the application ever. The operating system takes care of memory constraint and suspend the application or even terminate the… Read More »