Listening to the World
The first thing that a user sees after the installation of your app is the tile. This is a static representation of your app on the Start screen and it allows the user to start it; this is true until you do not evolve a static tile in a live tile. At this point of the book you know that Windows 8 keeps only one app active at a time; therefore you should use live tiles to give real-time feedback to the user about the state of the app. You can update app tiles in one of two ways:
In this chapter, we will talk about different types of notifications. Most of them are configured ...