Callisto is a library for use in Windows 8 XAML applications (Metro style apps). The XAML framework in Windows.UI.Xaml is great, but has some functionality that isn't provided in-the-box in a few controls and APIs. Callisto serves to provided added functionality on top of the XAML UI framework for Windows.
What's In It?
So far Callisto includes:
Flyout - a primitive that includes positioning and 'light dismiss' logicMenu - primarily to be used from AppBar, contains the base for providing, well, a MenuMenuItem - an item for a menu, including separators and contains the command point for the menu itemSettingsFlyout - an item to create a custom settings pane UILiveTile - an in-app tile experience to give you animated or 'live' tilesTilt - an effect to provide the tilt experience when clicked on edges/cornersOAuth helpers - a set of helpers to create OAuth 1.0 signatures/headers for those sites that hate OAuth 2.0 MetroBooleanToVisibilityConverter - a converter to well, convert boolean to visibility, very common useLengthToBooleanConverter - a converter to examine a string length to convert to boolean (simple validation helper)RelativeTimeConverter - a converter to show time as relative string, i.e., 'about an hour ago'Extensions - some extension method helpers
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