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Exam Ref 70-484: Essentials of Developing Windows Store Apps Using C# by Indrajit Chakrabarty

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Objective 3.1: Create layout aware apps to handle view states

A well-designed Windows Store app provides a smooth and pleasant user experience across a variety of device form factors, screen sizes, and application view states by employing a predictive behavior in the UI. Your app should look great when users view it on a tablet, on a desktop PC, or on a large high-definition screen; when they change the orientation of their device; and when they change the view state of the app.

Microsoft design guidelines specify Windows Store app layouts that help you arrange controls in the UI. The UI responds to changes in the size and orientation of the screen by raising events. You can support multiple view states in your app by applying styles to specific ...

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