Windows 8 Graphics - Fun with gradients

This post is mainly for fun. You will see part of the code (such as button’s style) in the next version of Story Creator. But this post will go beyond Story Creator. We’ll explore Windows 8’s gradient brushes, including XAML, HTML, and DirectX. In this post: Why do we need gradients Gradients in XAML (related…

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[Sample of Feb 29th] Story Creator Sample Application for Windows Phone 7

  Sample download: C# version: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/CSWP7AzureVideoStory-2b9c3e12 VB version: http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/VBWPAzureVideoStory-ed1d5acc  Today’s code sample is a big sample application that combines many hot technologies such as Windows Phone 7, Windows Azure, HTML5, etc.  This sample solution is a story creator for Windows Phone 7. You can use it to create photo stories on your phone, and send…