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Windows® 8.1 Apps with XAML and C# Sams Teach Yourself in 24 Hours by Adam Nathan

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Hour 8. Content Controls

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Image What content controls exist in the XAML UI Framework

Image How to get the most out of each content control

XAML would not be nearly as enjoyable to use for writing Windows Store apps without a standard set of controls, so the XAML UI Framework has plenty of standard controls included “in the box.” Such controls enable you to quickly assemble common types of user interfaces that can match Windows and other Windows Store apps in both appearance and behavior. These controls are optimized for touch ...

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