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navigation system and know what's required to jump to a different page and pass information to that
page. In this chapter, we also touched on persistence of state through the application's session state.
In doing so, you also completed a couple of nontrivial exercises and built a couple of interactive
galleries for images and videos. In these exercises, you worked on a fixed collection of images and
videos; however, you learned the foundation of galleries and interaction. Once you grasp the basics of
file and data management, you will be ready for building real-world applications for Windows 8.
The next chapter still revolves around visual aspects of an application. It's not much about new
widgets and components, though. It will be about states of an application and related display modes.