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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began by looking at the differences and similarities of the Pivot and Panorama. You saw how the Pivot is designed to be used for completing a task, whereas the Panorama is designed to entice the user to explore.

The chapter then looked at the anatomy of the Pivot and how to create a simple Pivot driven page. You saw how to use the Pivot load events, allowing you to load content on demand, and you explored a novel approach that allows you to associate a different application bar with each PivotItem using a custom AppBar control. You then learned how to create a Pivot driven chat app, which was augmented to demonstrate implicit PivotItem generation and templating. By generating PivotItems by assigning the Pivot.ItemsSource ...

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