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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 14. Vector Graphics

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

Image The various ways to draw vector shapes

Image How to exploit each Brush

Vector graphics are a focal point of XAML. Life becomes so much easier when your app’s assets scale perfectly to any size. If you create an app that solely uses vector graphics rather than images and videos, you can avoid creating and packaging all those file variations discussed in Hour 11, “Images,” for everything except your tile and splash screen assets required by Windows. In addition, the automatic ability for vector ...

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