Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating secondary tiles, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
In addition to defining and updating your main tile for your application, you can …create secondary tiles that will launch this specific areas of your app, or …passing data for your app to parse/g. To work with secondary tiles, we need a …unique ID for the tile, which will provide as a Uri for the tile to launch. …To get started, if you have the exercise files available, open the start version …for this chapter. This project is a little bit different …than the others. If you look, there are two XAML files. …The first one is called MainPage.xaml. This is the default start for our application.…
The other is LaunchFromTile.xaml. This is the screen in our app that we …want to launch to, from our secondary tile. …So let's go ahead and jump into the code and start to put our project together. …(SOUND) On our MainPage.xaml file, there's a text component called NotifyText. …Let's go ahead and set the text to notify that the secondary tile will be pinned …when the user taps the button on the screen. …
- What are Live Tiles?
- Working with tile XAML templates
- Building design assets
- Packaging tiles
- Building secondary tiles