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Listening to the World

  • Emanuele Garofalo
  • Antonio Liccardi
  • Michele Aponte
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Abstract

The first thing that a user sees after the installation of your app is the tile. This is a static representation of your app on the Start screen and it allows the user to start it; this is true until you do not evolve a static tile in a live tile. At this point of the book you know that Windows 8 keeps only one app active at a time; therefore you should use live tiles to give real-time feedback to the user about the state of the app. You can update app tiles in one of two ways:

Keywords

Cloud Service String Response Tile Size Background Task Live Tile 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Copyright information

© Emanuele Garofalo 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Emanuele Garofalo
    • 1
  • Antonio Liccardi
    • 1
  • Michele Aponte
    • 1
  1. 1.NAItaly

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