Callisto – A toolkit for XAML Metro style apps for Windows 8

Tim Heuer in his blog announces the Callisto , a toolkit for XAML Metro style apps for Windows 8.

What is Callisto?

Callisto is a toolkit and helper libraries with additional controls for XAML Metro style apps .

“The XAML framework in Windows.UI.Xaml is great, but has some functionality that isn’t provided in-the-box in a few controls and APIs. Callisto serves to provide added functionality on top of the XAML UI framework for Windows.”

Callisto currently includes

  • Helpers
  • Extensions
  • Controls like
    • Flyout
    • SettingsFlyout
    • Menu
    • LiveTile
    • Tilt etc.

You can download and install Callisto from Visual Studio Gallery

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