Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a basic cycle tile, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
Creating a cycle tile in C sharp will involve the same three steps we've done …in the other two types. We need to identify the tile we want to update. …Define the data set for the tile, and then apply it to the tile. …If you have access to the list of files, go ahead and open the start files for …this chapter. The project contains the zammo page that …will have some descriptive text, and a button that will trigger a method in our …C sharp code. This is similar to all the other products …that we've created so far. The attack the button you'll change the …cycle tile with our custom parameters. The XAML and Basic C# code files are …already created for us, we just have to add in the specifics to customize the …cycle tile design. The project also has the assets that …we'll use for our icon design within the asset cycle tile assets folder inside of …the solution explorer. Lets go ahead and start by looking at the …WMAPP manifest file since we are working with the cycle tile in our app we need to …
- What are Live Tiles?
- Working with tile XAML templates
- Building design assets
- Packaging tiles
- Building secondary tiles