Windows 8/WinRT

T20 Make your App Alive with Tiles and Notifications


4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Ben Dewey


Mobile Practice Lead, Windows Division

Tallan, Inc

Tiles are an integral part to the new Windows 8 platform.  They update users with current information and draw the user into your application time and time again.  Tiles offer a subtle benefit to the user, but when really need to get someone's attention Notifications may offer a more direct experience.   In this presentation Ben Dewey will show the many ways in which you can communicate to your user via Tiles and Notifications.

You will learn:

  • How to implement Live Tiles
  • How to implement secondary tiles
  • How to implement badges and notifications
  • How to implement notifications with the Windows Notification Service