Overview

Welcome to the MetroToolkit open source project, a place where we can share new components and functionality for designers, developers, and the community to provide an efficient way to help shape product development in Metro inspired applications based on the Metro UI Design Guidelines. Toolkit releases includes full open source code, samples, and documentation.

Features

- Clean and simple UI based on the Metro UI Design
- Behaviors (BorderlessWindowBehavor)
- Control Styles (coming soon)
- Resources (Images, etc)
- Sample application and documentation
- Installation based on WiX Toolset

Details

Programming Language: C#
Requirement: Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

Here is a screenshot of the sample Metro Inspired application:

MetroWindowStyle.png


References

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metro_UI
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Metro-UI/152593034766992?sk=wiki#!/pages/Metro-UI/152593034766992?sk=info

Jeff Wilcox’s “Metro” design guide for developers, v1.00
http://www.jeff.wilcox.name/2011/03/metro-design-guide-v1/

User Experience Design Guidelines for Windows Phone (Metro Design Concepts)
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh202915%28v=VS.92%29.aspx

Silverlight 4 Cosmopolitan Theme
http://www.silverlight.net/content/samples/sl4/themes/cosmopolitan.html

Last edited Oct 10, 2011 at 4:25 AM by CodePlexUser11223, version 16