Metrofy – Responsive Metro Inspired HTML Template on ThemeForest

By Chaitanya Venneti on August 7th, 2012

Metrofy is my first item on ThemeForest, a responsive Metro inspired HTML Template.

Metrofy – Responsive Metro Inspired HTML Template on ThemeForest

Metrofy is specially designed based on the Metro Design Language.

This template was designed for creating portfolios, agency & consulting firm websites and corporate websites.

Metrofy comes with 3 different homepage sliders.

  1. Slider with Tiles
  2. Elastic Slider
  3. Flex Slider
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Buy It Next: One stop shop for all your shopping lists

By Chaitanya Venneti on March 16th, 2012

Buy It Next is another Windows Phone app from me, for managing your Shopping Lists.


  • Create and manage multiple shopping lists
  • Color coded lists for easy categorization
  • Intuitive Metro interface
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Do it, Push it : My first Windows Phone app in the Marketplace

By Chaitanya Venneti on March 7th, 2012

My first Windows Phone application ‘Do it, Push it’ crossed 600+ downloads.

It’s a simple to-do list for Procrastinators.

Yes, Planning is a tedious task. So why not just list down things and in the end push the pending ones to tomorrow or future.

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Windows Phone UX: When & How to use Panorama Control

By Chaitanya Venneti on October 14th, 2011

Panorama or Panoramic Control often referred as a ‘hub’ is where you can represent the UI of the application on a lengthy horizontal canvas that extends beyond the device boundaries.

The scrollable UI of the Panorama allows for a unique visual experience associated with the overall feel of Windows Phone 7. And is often the entry point for many applications.

Which means you need to be more careful with the quality of your Panorama and the feel it leaves.

The best examples are always on the device. The People hub on the Start screen is implemented using a Panorama and so is the Music + Videos hub.

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WP7 Databound Application – Pizza App User Interface Design

By Chaitanya Venneti on July 21st, 2011

Last week, in the introduction to a Windows Phone 7 Databound application, we saw how a databound application works and how to show a collection on the UI.

In this second part, we’ll see how to convert it in to a real world app.

Things we cover

  • Adding new pages
  • Wiring up events
  • Creating a custom panel, the secret behind the toppings selection screen

Before going further, let’s see what we are going to create. Below are the screen-shots of the completed application.

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