There are a lot of very cool metro design controls that are out there that can a lot of the work and though process off of your plate if you just know where to look. For example, I just ran across this set of controls from the Coding4Fun guys that includes a duration picker, a number of different message boxes and notifications, several different colour pickers, helper classes for converting from Boolean to Visibility and the like and a whole lot more.
They’ve even done the hard work of optimizing for GPU acceleration and the like.
It’s released under the MS-PL which gives you a lot of flexibility to do what you need with it.
Check it out at – Coding4Fun Tools…