Learn to design and build a Live Tile to represent your app on the Windows Phone Start screen.
- [Voicover] Hello there, I'm Doug Winnie and welcome to Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles. In this course, we will go over the basics of working with the three various types of tiles in the Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. Live tiles allow you to build applications that show important information to the user without forcing them open up the app. Users can select from a various number of sizes that you can customize your icon to show photos, updates, notifications and other information directly on the start or home screen. This course will cover the three basic types of live tiles, the flip, cycle and iconic tiles.
In addition, we will cover how to create secondary tiles that you can pin to access specific sections of your application. So with that, let's get started building Windows Phone 8 live tiles.
- What are Live Tiles?
- Working with tile XAML templates
- Building design assets
- Packaging tiles
- Building secondary tiles