Windows 8 Tile Live Notification using C++

In my blog entry: https://aka.ms/tilenotification I wrote a super simple code to demonstrate that C++ isn’t all that difficult to use with Visual Studio.  But it was a little light on details and this article is written to correct that problem. Let’s be clear, I think that C++ isn’t the ultimate software language.  It is…

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Working with Live Tiles locally using XAML and C++ / CX using Images

In parallel to Daniel Egan’s excellent post on working with Live Tile Locally, I decided to glom on to his writing and parallel his message but use XAML and C++.  The form has the following elements:   About mid way down in Daniel’s referenced blog he shows you a simple form and two buttons. I…

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Windows 8 Design: C++, a little XAML and Tile Notification

Implementing a tile, is easy and simple in C++ To read a really well written blog about tile notification take a look at Daniel Egan’s blog, he does a good job of describing the tile notification, but from a C#/XAML point of view.  Here I am talking about the C++ and how you use C++…

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