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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Introducing the Flip Tile Template

The flip tile template is analogous to the Windows Phone 7 standard template. The flip tile template displays a tile with two sides; periodically changing from one side to the other. The flip tile template is able to cycle between two images, and, unlike the cycle tile template, provides a content region on the rear of the tile to display text.

The information portrayed in a flip template maps to the FlipTileData class, which is used to update any of the tile properties. Figure 13.5 shows the elements of the flip tile template and the FlipTileData property name associated with each aspect of the cycle template.

FIGURE 13.5 Flip tile template layout.

The background images of the tile can be assigned a local ...

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