[Video] What’s behind the Windows 8 Metro UI Design


Metro UI is everywhere when it comes to next of Windows, on the phone, on the media player, on Xbox dashbox, and even on the desktop where we usually only see the Windows with 3 buttons at the top right corner. Have you ever wondered what’s really behind this thing? On Channel 9,

Sam Moreau, Principal UX Designer for Windows, joined me at \\Build on Day 2 to talk about the Metro Windows 8 UI. Where did swiping from the edges come from? What is the idea behind Charms? How do you swipe through apps backwards? Should every application migrate to a Metro style over time? Where should developers who are new to Metro start?

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