Building the User Interface

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

—Leonardo da Vinci

In the previous chapters, you learned about touch concepts, Windows design principles, Windows application types, and the many controls that are available to you in the Visual Studio Toolbox. In this chapter, you will learn about XAML styles and data templates, which provide more depth on the ListView, GridView, FlipView, and SemanticZoom controls that were introduced in Chapters 5 and 6. Once I have covered these more advanced topics, the foundation will have been laid for me to introduce the sample application that you will build upon through ...

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