Windows Store App Xaml GridView with Variable Templates

One of the useful controls to use when creating a Windows Store app for Windows 8 is the GridView which can use a VariableSizeWrapGrid to support item templates of varying size.  Using this in conjunction with an DataTemplateSelector makes it possible to vary both the size and data template of the items in a GridView. …


Making a Great Snapped View for your Web Site on IE10 on Windows 8

One of the great features of Windows 8 Metro Applications is the Snapped View where app developers create a 320px wide view of their app.  When the user snaps their app to the left or the right of the screen they can continue using their primary app while still having the secondary app visible in…