[Win8] How to rescale an image in a Background task? - by Tom
In one of his blog post (here or here, for the French version), the Windows 8 Development Master David Catuhe explained how to generate and to rescale a new picture for a tile (secondary or not).
This is very useful if you’re not able to modify the service delivering the images to rescale them automatically. Its technique need you to use an Image HTML element and, unfortunately, you’re not allowed to use graphical components in a Windows 8 background task.
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