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Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Expert Development Cookbook by Abhishek Sur

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How to enable app to app sharing inside a Windows 8 environment

One of the most important and greatest advantages of a Windows 8 style tile-based application is its ability to participate in app to app sharing. By app to app sharing we mean that one app shares content or data with another app based on some predefined standard system contract that the apps need to follow. The application actually interacts with the Windows 8 environment based on the contract defined in it. There are two agents that participate in this app to app sharing. One is the source that indicates the application which invokes the other application and acts as a host of resources, and second is the destination applications which retrieves the data sent from the host in various ...

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