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Deepzoom in Windows 8 using WinJS

, 24 Jul 2012 MIT
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This gives you a modified version of Seadragon to run in Windows 8 Metro UI.

Introduction

This code provides the capability to give a Deepzoom interface within a Microsoft Windows 8 Metro application. Provided within the package is a modified version of Seadragon, that works with WinJS.

Using the code

This is a modified version of Seadragon so please go through the Seadragon documentation for full assistance. There is one minor change with the WinJS version. Please do not try and load the dzi file dynamically. Instead please load the contents of the file as shown below.

var viewer = new Seadragon.Viewer(containersId);
viewer.openDzi("wmp", '<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?><Image TileSize="256" ' + 
   'Overlap="1" Format="jpg"  xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/' + 
   'deepzoom/2008"><Size Width="11527" Height="6505" /></Image>');

Points of Interest

This is a weekend project and comes with no warranty or guarantee. Please let me know if there are any issues, we can work something out.

License

This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The MIT License

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aadharshkannan
Software Developer Microsoft India R&D Pvt Ltd
India India
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GeneralMy vote of 5 PinmemberChristian Amado30-Jul-12 2:27 

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