Windows 8 Blog: Designing the Windows 8 Calendar app


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Microsoft Engineering team blog follows on from the building mail app blog: Building the Mail app - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs and details the Calendar app.

At its heart, a great calendar should to do the following:

• Show your life clearly. You should have crystal clear visibility into what’s happening in your life – at home, at work, and at school.

• Make it easy to get around. Moving back and forth in time should be quick and efficient. Opening events and appointments should feel natural.

• Make it easy to add new items. New things are always coming up in your life. A great calendar makes it easy to make new plans.

• Keep you on time. Well laid plans aren’t very useful if you show up late! Smile

• Be ready to do more. As you get busier, scheduling gets more complicated. Calendar should gracefully handle your needs as they change.
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Designing the Windows 8 Calendar app - Building Windows 8 - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

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