Understanding windows 8 technical concepts

After the launch of Windows 8 on 26 of October windows 8 became official worldwide and since then a lot of developers wanted to learn how to make applications on its new modern user interface but first they need to know some of  the technical concepts that will be needed later in the developing.

 

Live Tiles

The new modern user interface is a group of tiles some of these tiles shows the user the application live updates which appears on the tile

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Charms

Charms are one of the easiest tools that was implemented in the new modern user interface that through it we can share content from other apps or search different apps for certain content and also we can change the settings of a certain app so we have 3 charms

Search Charm

Share charm

Settings Charm

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Toast Notifications

Toast notifications are notifications that are sent by the application to the user to notify him about a certain activity and it appears suddenly on the upper right of the screen.

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