Make your App Alive with Tiles and Notifications

It’s great being here at VSLive in Vegas. I’d like to send a big thank you to everyone who attended my session, hopefully everyone had as much fun as I did. As I noted in my slides all of the code is available on GitHub at My slides are available for download here.

If you’re building an app I’d love to hear about it, so please reach out to me either in the comments below or directly. In addition there are a number of resource, also mentioned in the slides, that may be help you in your journey.


Guidelines and checklist for tiles and badges –
Guidelines and checklist for Toast –
WNS Mobile Services Readme –
Push Notification Overview-

Finally I mentioned that my company Tallan has been working hard creating a Shopping Reference App to demonstrate a complete application using many of the techniques mentioned in my talk. This app is designed based on the Shopping Idea Book and will be available Microsoft site shortly. In the meantime you can download it from the Tallan Ecommerce site in the top right.

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