Sunday, May 6, 2012

Windows-8 Tile Notifications

Last Blog post we saw how to notify the user using TOAST. In this blog post we are going to see how we can update the Windows –8 Application Tile. In Windows-8 Tiles are Live that means all Tiles and start screen able to show live information as shown below . here I can see current Temperature of the city I live & and my Facebook contacts status updates.

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You can update Information on Tiles in Four  ways

1)  Push Notification Service

2) Locally

3) Scheduled

4) Periodic

But in this blog post we are going to see how we can update Tiles Locally . Updating Tiles notification same as TOAST. but here we call  Method called TIleUpateManager.

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call this function

protected override void OnNavigatedTo(NavigationEventArgs e)
       {
           DisplayToast();
           TileUpdates();
       }

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Nandri(Thanks)

Sreenivasaragavan Ramadurai.

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