DevExpress Windows 8 XAML Controls have been overhauled to fully support Windows 8.1 and take full advantage of new operating system features including the following:
- New application resizing mechanism.
- Faster XAML loading thanks to pre-compilation to a binary format.
- On-demand style loading.
In addition to supporting new OS enhancements, the suite ships with the following new controls and features:
- A new PDF Viewer Control with full support for touch gestures, printing and multiple page view styles.
- Microsoft Excel style Data Filtering UI and horizontal virtualization support in Grid Control.
- New Tile Control type that support newer sizing options and animations to match those introduced in Windows 8.1 RTM.
Yes, this new version is available now so you can start building Windows Store applications for the new platform right away. Note that this build requires Windows 8.1 RTM and Visual Studio 2013.