Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video The cycle tile template, part of Building Windows Phone 8 Live Tiles.
The cycle tile is a beautiful way to highlight photos or images as part of …your application. By rotating them in a live tile on the …start screen. The unique aspect of cycle tiles allows …you to rotate up to nine images and display notifications in a tile that can …add life to your app, even before you launch it. …A small version of the tile, though, is very static. …Similar to the flip icon, you provide a single, small background image parameter …populated by a URI. In addition, you can display a number to …indicate number of notifications or other numeric data.…
This is provided using a Count parameter. The medium version is when things get intereseting. …Using a collection of URI-based images, we can provide nine images that will …display using a pan and cycle animation, going through each one of them in order. …These images are stores in the CycleImages property. …In the lower left corner you can also display text for your tile by assigning a …string to the property Title. Just like the small version a …
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