WinJs

List item delay in Pivot

In one of my apps I wanted to have the items in a list with the list being in a Pivot control. I wanted to have the items slide in with a little delay, like they are in the Windows Phone mail app. I’ve been looking for that a lot, but couldn’t find anything. Until I stumbled upon the Pivot Control Sample app. The actual solution is demonstrated in this sample. It doesn’t seem to be documented anywhere else… Here’s how it’s done… All you have to do to get the delay on the items, or basically any HTML inside…

Expression Blend, WP7

Styling Windows Phone 7 Pivot Control Titles

For a Windows Phone 7 application I’m currently working on I needed to change the font the titles of a couple of PivotItems on a Pivot control. Normally I won’t recommend using another font than Segoe WP for this, but sometimes the branding of the app leaves you no other choice. Changing the font of the title turned out to be a lot harder than I thought. To spare you the trouble, here’s how it’s done in Expression Blend. Walkthrough For this walkthrough I created a very cool app, containing a Pivot control with three PivotItems. Changing the font of…