App features, start to finish

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

These start-to-finish series help you add features to your app to engage your customers and to create the kind of experiences that draws people in and delight them.

In this section

Topic Description

App UI basics

How do you design a great user interface? What is the best layout for your app? What makes an app easy and intuitive to navigate?

App state basics

Save and restore app data and the UI state of your Windows Store app so that users can pick up right where they left off.

User interaction

You can create user interactions that are intuitive and engaging, and at the same time are efficient and consistent across all input devices.

Media playback

Learn how to create feature-rich media apps for Windows 8.1 Preview that play audio and video and that conserve battery life and optimize rendering.

Geofencing, start to finish

Geofencing is a new feature in Windows 8.1 that allows an app to define a geographical region and have the system alert the app when the device it's running on enters or exits that area.




Build date: 9/25/2013