This chapter began by looking at the
Image element, how to reference image files, and the effect on sizing by the
Image.Stretch property. Setting Visual Studio’s Build Action for a file to Resource means it will be located in the assembly, whereas setting it to Content means it will sit outside the assembly in the application’s XAP file.
The chapter then explored the
InkPresenter and demonstrated how to create a simple sketch app. You saw how the
Background property of the
InkPresenter must be assigned to register touch events.
It then moved to the
MediaElement, and you saw how audio and video files can be played from the phone or streamed via the Internet. The XNA
SoundEffect class is better suited to playing short sound effects. You ...