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WinRT XAML Toolkit – 1.2.1 for Windows 8

09.12.2012
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WinRT XAML Toolkit version 1.2.1 was released few days back and is available for download from Codeplex.

WinRT XAML Toolkit is a set of controls and extensions for WinRT XAML applications.

Some of the Controls that WinRT XAML Toolkit includes are Alternative Page, Alternative Frame, CascadingTextBlock, Countdown Control, CustomAppBar, ImageToggleButton, NumericUpDown, Watermark Textbox etc.

The WinRT XAML Toolkit also includes other interesting extensions like

  • Controls.Extensions
  • Converters like NullableBoolToBoolConverter , NullableBoolToVisibilityConverter , ColorToBrushConverter etc.
  • Imaging Extensions like BitmapImageLoadExtensions , ColorExtensions , WriteableBitmap etc.
  • Debugging helpers
  • And more…

Download WinRT XAML Toolkit from Codeplex

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