TH21 Make Your App Alive with Tiles and Notifications

08/21/2014

3:45pm - 5:00pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Ben Dewey

MVP

Mobile Practice Lead, Windows Division

Tallan, Inc

In this presentation Ben Dewey will show the many ways in which you can communicate to your user via Tiles and Notifications.

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