—I do not know how to Write Code—
Then let me Present Fugleboka:
Split Page app works well when you have Several Groups (Bird Categories) and Birds (Category-Items)
Check it out here: http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/nb-no/app/fugleboka/e1e04b69-4980-475f-a970-a8e770a080b0
CREDS to @digitaldias for helping out with the code which enables sound
—THIS MUST BE ONE OF THE EASIEST APP TO MAKE—
This is how you create Your Split Page app by just replacing code.
Now you have actually created all that is needed for the app in terms of code. If you press run, the app will start. Remember, never mess with app name or solution name. Give it one name and stick with it.
Following need to be replaced:
Group Pictures (Bird category) USE BING
Item Pictures (Birds) – USE BING
App Logo – USE BING AND PAINT
Information about the bird – USE BING
Capabilities and Language – JUST FOLLOW MY GUIDE
Navigate to the SampleDataSource.cs and find this code in your sample app, about line 262
Find this text and start to replace it:
Run the project to see your results:
Include a picture in the asset folder by dragging and dropping a picture from a folder on your computer to the “Asset” folder in the Solution Explorer
Go about the same way for individual items.
find this code:
Create your first bird, e.g. Vampirebat (always use one word, no spaces or special characters)
Notice here that I have changed ITEM_CONTENT to VAMPIREBAT this word now refers to a string a little further up. It is in this string that you write in depth information about the Vampire Bat. As is now, the code will not run. Find this string now:
Now, add the similar string VAMPIREBAT do not remove the ITEM_CONTENT since all the “empty templates” require this string.
(Run code and click on bats)
INFORMATION ABOUT BIRD
Find a website with info, e.g. Wikipedia.com, copy a paragraph and paste it here:
Find an other paragraph and adjust the string as in the picture, then run the code.
(Notice that the “About vampire bat” text overlaps the sentence of fact 1.)
This can all be fixed with adding some extra \n like this:
(Notice also how i have entered static information into the string)
NOW, see the pattern? Start Coding and replace all the categories and content.
Find a Picture for your app, preferably a white background With a logo in the center and best to use a square picture.
If you want to change the app logo when you start the app go to Assets in Solution Explorer and find the files there. Notice you want to change the colors and content off all these files by opening in Paint and copy pasting from Bing. WARNING: DO NOT CHANGE SIZE, keep the file size to the same e.g. 30×30 or 50×50. If you mess that up, the app wont run.
(notice that submission in the store require you to change all but LightGray & DarkGray)
CAPABILITIES AND LANGUAGE
Before you can submit your app, there are two things to make sure you have entered correctly.
2 other apps created this way: