Chapter 3. Create the user interface

A huge part of the development of your app is the UI. Making sure that your app is pixel perfect and a real work of craftsmanship is not an easy undertaking. Fortunately, Microsoft helps you build a great UI by not only giving guidance about what makes a great design but also offering you controls that already follow those guidelines.

This chapter focuses on the UI features that Windows Store apps can use. You learn about controls for in-app and for the app bar. You also learn how to create apps that run well, both full screen and in a snap mode, in which your app shares screen space with other apps.

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