Articles Written by Vipul Patel

Handling Gestures in Your Windows Store Apps

Continuing his topic of gesture support in Windows 8, Vipul Patel offers a step-by-step of working with ‘Press and Hold’, ‘Pinch ‘n Zoom’ and Rotation.

Understanding Gesture Support in Windows 8 and 8.1

Windows 8 was the first operating system from Microsoft that was designed from ground up with touch in mind. Vipul Patel walks you through the basics of handling gestures like taps, slides and swipes in your applications.

Working with the New Windows Runtime HID APIs in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 introduces new programmatic support for developers to access devices that support Human Interface Device (HID) protocol. Read on to learn how to build a Windows Store application that accesses devices that support HID.

Working With the New Flyout Control in Windows 8.1

Vipul Patel walks Windows 8.1 developers through the basics of the new Flyout control, a quick way to show temporary information related to user interaction, which will be introduced in Windows 8.1.

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