Windows 8 and Metro Resources

General Design Guidelines

Development Resources

Metro Specific Resources


Code Libraries

  • Windows 8 Code Snippets
  • Telerik Controlls – The Telerik Win8 controls are your friends when it comes to stuff like grids, tiles and charting
  • WinRT XAML toolkit – Provides a set of XAML extensions to help delivery of Windows 8 Store applications. (Nuget Package Name winrtxamltoolkit)
  • Calisto Toolkit – The Calisto Toolkit developed by Tim Heuer adds helper functions and XAML controls, must useful are the controls to help deliver the settings fly out. (Or you can download and install Callisto from Visual Studio Gallery)
  • Xaml Spy – For when you do battle with Xaml