The most important thing that you need to consider for Metro style application is its manifest file. After you create a new project from Metro application you will find a file with appmanifest extension. This file represents an xml based manifest file which holds all metadata information about the application.
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 »
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 »
Live Tiles are not new from Microsoft. We already have Live Tiles introduced in Windows Mobile 7 interfaces. Live tiles in Metro applications work more or less similar to what has been there in WP7. When you open Windows 8 Tablet, you will see a number of Tiles that hold up the entire screen, which are multi touch… Read More »