Level: Introductory to Intermediate
XAML in Windows 8 is similar to previous XAML platforms, but contains many new elements. Most of them meet specific needs for touch-based interfaces. This session will discuss the new elements and controls, demonstrate their usage, and discuss the touch scenarios in which the elements are useful.
You will learn:
- List new Windows 8 XAML controls and describe basic usage
- Demonstration of each new control, including important API functions
- Learn why these new controls promote good user experience for touch-based Windows 8 apps