CHAPTER 3

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Gestures

When designing a Windows Phone app, an important design feature to keep in mind is the use of gestures. A user will mainly interact with his Windows Phone through the device’s touch screen. Through a series of recipes, this chapter will explore the gesture support provided in the Windows Phone SDK, and will help you to design apps that leverage this functionality, by providing the right formula of gesture support for your app.

In this chapter, we will add the following recipes to your developer palate:

  • 3-1. Select the Right Action For Your App
  • 3-2. Tap, DoubleTap or (Tap-And-)Hold
  • 3-3. Don’t Be a Drag, Just Flick It
  • 3-4. Pinch ...

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