CHAPTER 7

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Gestures

Gestures are patterns of movement made by the user interacting with the device: tapping, double-tapping, tap-and-hold, flicking (quick linear movements in one direction), panning (dragging), pinching (multi-touch where two points are dragged together), zooming (multi-touch where two points are dragged apart), and rotating (multi-touch where two points are moved to describe a new angle).

This chapter explores multiple mechanisms used by Windows Phone 8 to recognize gestures:

  • The Touch object raises FrameReported events that surface primitive information about what was touched, size, coordinates, and action (up, down, or move). ...

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