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WP7 Chronometer – adding the ‘Application Bar’

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I have been waiting to get back to the Windows Phone 7 Chronometer app that I have started to build and blogged about last week. Today’s World Cup Cricket final provides the perfect setting to sit in front of the television to watch the game and get some coding done as well! My goal today is to add the Application Bar functionality to the application, to use a different timer construct, and also to clean up the code a bit. Getting the ‘official’ icons Let me start first by using some professional icons
for the application instead of the self-made ones in version 1. You will find most of the important icons used on the Windows 7 phone already on the system. These come with the Windows Phone 7 developer toolkit, and you will them in the following locations: On 32 bit computers – C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Phone\v7.0\Icons On 64 bit computers – C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Phone\v7.0\Icons You have both “dark” and “light” versions, I will be using the “dark” versions, as I have the default dark background for my Stop Watch...(Read whole news on source site)

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