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Exam Ref 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# by Indrajit Chakrabarty

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Objective 2.3: Implement search

While designing your Windows Store app, if you have planned to implement the Search contract, you should expose this feature via the Search charm. Adding the Search contract to your app through the Search charm enables the user to search within your app from anywhere within the system. Your app can provide search query suggestions and result suggestions while the user is searching through the Search charm.

When the user enters a search query string and selects your app from a list of apps that implement the Search contract, your app is activated by Windows if it is not running. The query string entered by the user is available through the OnSearchActivated method. You can implement a page in your app to display search ...

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