Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
Live tiles are a key part of the Windows Phone 8 experience, and taking advantage …of them in your app will help your users have a more enjoyable and informative …experience, when working with your app. Through the use of flip tiles you can …provide a combination of images and text to communicate information to your user. …The iconic tile is great for showing extensive information and notifications, …that can bring application data directly to the start screen. …The second tile is also a great way to show images in an engaging and animated …way to bring your applications to life. In addition, through the use of secondary …tiles, you can provide direct access to specific sections of your app, making it …easier and faster for users to take advantage of specific sections or …functionality in your app. For more information on live tiles, I …suggest that you check out the Windows Phone developer center located at dev.windowsphone.com.…
There are additional examples there, and forums with more information on live tiles. …
- What are Live Tiles?
- Working with tile XAML templates
- Building design assets
- Packaging tiles
- Building secondary tiles