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Windows Phone 8 in Action by Tim Binkley-Jones, Adam Benoit, Massimo Perga, Michael Sync

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Chapter 14. Panorama and pivot controls

This chapter covers

  • Using panoramas
  • Pivoting views
  • Filtering data

The built-in Windows Phone applications provide a rich experience, allowing the user to use pan and flick gestures to quickly navigate their way through a large amount of data. Most of these applications are grouped into two categories: panorama applications and pivot applications. The People Hub, Photos Hub, and Music + Videos Hub are all panorama applications. The Messaging, Email, Phone, and Settings applications are all built with a Pivot control.

The Panorama control is used across the phone when the main screen of the application provides a rich graphical front end to quickly access favorite and recently used content. Items ...

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