Month: September 2015

Windows

Windows 10 Development: Responsive Design with AdaptiveTriggers

In the previous post we looked at the basics of UI automation in Windows 10 apps using Blend to declare the XAML for Visual States. However, while last time we used event handlers in the code-behind of a page to trigger different states, this time we’ll see how to use the new AdaptiveTriggers in Windows […]

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Windows 10 Development: UI Automation with Blend and VisualStateManager

The VisualStateManager in Windows 10 apps defines, manages, and transitions between different states of controls on a page. Today we’ll see how to use Blend to create different app states and transition between them. Read more at the Falafel Software Blog: Windows 10 Development: UI Automation with Blend and VisualStateManager

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Windows 10 Development: Creating a UniformGrid Container

This post describes the need for and implementation of a UniformGrid layout control that, when used with a ListView, allows the repeated elements to appropriately stretch to a consistent size to achieve a grid-like layout. Read more at the Falafel Software Blog: Windows 10 Development: Creating a UniformGrid Container

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Windows 10 Development: RelativePanel

Another new control in the Windows 10 Developer toolbox is the RelativePanel, a layout container which enables flexible positioning between the elements it contains. Today we’ll take a closer look at this control and how we used it to build the UI of the Falafel2Go app for Windows 10. Read more at the Falafel Software […]

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Windows 10 Development: SplitView

Now that we have a simple but solid foundation for a complete Windows 10 app, let’s take a tour through some of the brand new controls available on the platform. Today we’ll look at the SplitView control, which enables you to quickly create a consistent, intuitive navigation UI that can automatically adjust to different screen […]

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