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Windows® Phone 8 Unleashed by Daniel Vaughan

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Summary

This chapter began with an overview of the different types of tile templates. You saw how text and images are arranged in the flip, cycle, and iconic tile templates.

The chapter then explained how to update tiles programmatically from a foreground or background app.

Finally, the chapter explored the phone’s lock screen. You saw how to change the lock screen’s background image and how your app’s primary tile can be used to provide notification text and other content for the lock screen.

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