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Building Windows 8.1 Apps from the Ground Up by Michele Aponte, Antonio Liccardi, Emanuele Garofalo

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CHAPTER 3

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Designing the User Experience

This chapter introduces you to controls available for Windows Store apps development and discusses when to use them to provide a better User Experience (UX). But before we start talking about controls, we want to discuss some concepts that you need to keep in mind while you develop your app. We will introduce you to some principles to remember when you develop an app for Touch UX.

Touch Design Principles

Windows Store apps are designed to be “touched” by the user on a tablet, so you should design your app considering postures that users will assume when working with your application. If you look at people ...

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