Get Started with Visual Basic Development for Windows Phone 7: Listing 1.

XAML for a Simple Four-Page Pivot Application Layout in MainPage.xaml

<!--LayoutRoot is the root grid where all page content is placed-->
 <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="Transparent">
     <!--Pivot Control-->
     <controls:Pivot Title="MY APPLICATION">
         <controls:PivotItem Header="KB">  <!--Pivot item one-->
                 <TextBlock  TextWrapping="Wrap" Name="Page1Text" Text="Keyboard Demo"></TextBlock>
         <controls:PivotItem Header="TS"> <!--Pivot item two-->
                 <TextBlock  TextWrapping="Wrap" Name="Page2Text" Text="Tombstoning Demo"></TextBlock>
         <controls:PivotItem Header="Web"> <!--Pivot item three-->
                 <TextBlock  TextWrapping="Wrap" Name="Page3Text" Text="Browser Demo"></TextBlock>
         <controls:PivotItem Header="PL"> <!--Pivot item four-->
                 <TextBlock  TextWrapping="Wrap" Name="Page4Text" Text="Orientation Demo"></TextBlock>

About the Author

Joe Kunk is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Basic, three-time president of the Greater Lansing User Group for .NET, and developer for Dart Container Corporation of Mason, Michigan. He's been developing software for over 30 years and has worked in the education, government, financial and manufacturing industries. Kunk's co-authored the book "Professional DevExpress ASP.NET Controls" (Wrox Programmer to Programmer, 2009). He can be reached via email at