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Windows Phone 8 Application Development Essentials by Tomasz Szostak

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Folder structure

Proper organization of files within the project is necessary to keep things clear. If we come back to our project after a year or two, we will know where to find each part of the application. The first few steps after the creation of the new project are the best time to add the three folders—Model, View, and ViewModel. Each of them will contain the corresponding part of MVVM.

View

A view in an application defines a layout, positioning of controls, animations, and everything that a user can see on the screen. The main goal for a view is to represent data and functionality in a user-friendly way. The ideal situation is when a view is defined completely in XAML and very briefly in the code behind. Some code-behind code is required, ...

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