Studio for WinRT XAMLRuss Fustino Greg Lutz@RussCamTV @ComponentOneSenior Developer Evangelist Product Managerrussf@componentone.com Greg.Lutz@componentone.com
Why you should be excited about publishing Windows 8 Store App?• Skill Set• New Devices – Surface Pro – wow!• $$$ - The Windows Store on every device with a full commerce platform and 700 million potential customers with world wide distribution.
What you will learn today• Overview• Descriptions, features & getting started for: – PDF Viewer – Date Time Editors – Input – Layout – FlexGrid• Resources
C1 WinRT XAML Overview• Single XAML Code Base (for Windows Phone, WPF, Silverlight, and Windows 8 WinRT)• Multi-target: Write once, reuse code• Leaders in XAML market with Silverlight and WPF, now have the largest WinRT control suite• Reduce development time• Fills the gaps of the standard toolbox with rich data visualization and powerful line of business controls• ClearStyle Technology• WinRT controls have Touch Support and Modern- UI style
Control Explorer App• Demo of controls we will see today
PDF Viewer• Load, View and Print PDF Files• Multi-touch Gesture Support• Horizontal Orientation• Get Pages from PDF• Find Text
FlexGrid• Touch Support• Flexible Data Binding• Group, Sort and Filter• Unbound• Cell Editing• Custom Cells• Cell Merging• Column and Row Headers• Column and Row Freezing• Autosize Rows and Columns• Save to Stream
Summary – The ComponentOne Edge• Complete API parity among all platforms• Complete control set – Data visualization and line of business• Feature by feature, most advanced charts!• Unique and successful reporting story - PdfViewer• Only from ComponentOne: – ClearStyle technology – Legendary FlexGrid• Download Free Trial of Studio for WinRT XAML Today! (no time bomb)
Upcoming webcast!http://our.componentone.com/author/rfustino/ (see Feb 25 entry)• WinRT XAML Part 3 – April 4 – Gauges – ListBox – Zip – TreeView
WebCast Part 1 recap:http://our.componentone.com/author/rfustino/ (see March 11 entry)• Webcast Part 1 recap blog: – Code samples – PowerPoint – Recorded Video
http://www.componentone.com/SuperPages/Cookbook/ Win a Surface!
Check out Spread WinRT control! • See app built with it … Search in Store on “Excel Viewer”. • http://www.componentone.com/SuperProducts/SpreadWinRT/
Four new controls being released next week:• Menu - Allows you to add the classic "File" menu system to your Windows Store applications.• PDF – This class library enables you to create dynamic reports or directly output your UI to PDF documents from your apps.• TabControl - Need to organize your content? The new TabControl allows you to utilize available space by organizing content as tabs.• RichTextBox - gives you rich, HTML text editing at your fingertips. Use this control to display Web content or as a rich text editor.
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