Using Pivot and Panorama Controls
This lab walks you through the steps required to use the new controls for presenting information, the Pivot and Panorama controls. The lab will also help you learn about the new navigation model in Windows Phone 7.
Developing applications for Windows® Phone 7 presents new challenges.
How do we manage to navigate between different applications without losing precious battery power, but still maintain a consistent user experience with our application?
How do we manage to present large quantities of information to the user when screen size is significantly smaller than our regular PC displays?
All these issues are addressed and in this lab you will become familiar with the solutions.
The lab walks you through creating a fully featured Microsoft Silverlight® for Windows Phone application, named Wazup. The Wazup application will let you search stories using Digg, check out the tweets (Twitter messages) for the top 10 active trends on Twitter and read posts from the Windows Phone Developer Blog.
While developing the Wazup application, you will learn how to use the new controls for presenting information, Pivot and Panorama, and learn about the new navigation model in Windows Phone 7.
Audience: The lab assumes knowledge of XAML and familiarity with Silverlight 3.
Upon completing the lab you will:
The following are required to complete this hands-on lab:
This hands-on lab comprises of the following exercises:
Estimated time to complete this lab: 90 minutes.