Writting on Canvas in Windows Store App

This video demonstrate the canvas in action with Windows Store app. We can write or make drawings using canvas. We can draw/write custom lines/letters using finger/mouse/pen on screen in Windows Store Apps. We are using Html5, CSS and JS to demonstrate the same.

Presented By: Nirmal Hota, Cross-Platform Mobile and Windows Phone Lead, Mindfire Solutions

Drawing on screen by finger touch in Windows Store App


In some mobile projects, Many times I have come across about the requirement of drawing some figure on a mobile screen in a specified area by using the finger touch. Below is an example of very simple drawing mechanism in WinRT environment.


To begin with the example, we must think about the logic of implementing the same. So considering the idea of drawing on screen, the primary thought coming to mind is CANVAS.

Yes, we will use the canvas object here to draw the objects on screen. Continue reading