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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began with a short getting started guide that showed how to obtain and reference the Toolkit using NuGet. It then explored each Toolkit component starting with the ListPicker, which allows you to display a large number of options using an expandable or full-screen option picker. You saw how to bind a ListPicker to a viewmodel collection and how to customize the way items are displayed.

The chapter then looked at the AutoCompleteBox, which provides suggestions for the user in a drop-down list. You saw how to use the AutoCompleteBox from code-beside and via data binding to a viewmodel. You looked at dynamically changing the way the AutoCompleteBox filters items, at creating a custom filter, and at dynamic population of the ...

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