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

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Objective 4.4: Design and implement navigation in an app

In its simplest form, a Windows Store app consists of a single page with a number of controls. All the functionality is embedded within the single page. However, many Windows Store apps consist of multiple pages with well-defined navigation architecture. The user navigates through such apps using shortcuts and buttons present in the pages and, in some cases, using a navigation control in the top app bar.

Microsoft provides guidance for implementing navigation in Windows Store apps to ensure consistency in the experience as well as to leverage the navigation framework built in the system. Developers can use the hub design to implement hierarchical navigation or use the flat system when there ...

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