Windows Phone 8.1 Template Pack
This is a powerful pack with 2 ready to use Windows Phone 8.1 applications templates. These templates allow you to design applications with top bar and/or a slide menu without copy&paste them to each page of the application.
C&P menu and top bar in each page is a waste of time and performance. With these template the elements are definedone time in a root frame container. The application (Frame) is inside this container. You can edit container for customize the global experience, or "develop normally" to build pages.
Ready to use
Download VSIX from Visual Studio Gallery to start develop NOW. Available for Visual Studio 2013 and 14.
Repository on GitHub
This repository contains templates' original projects, VSIX project and some commons data.
Download and install VSIX from Visual Studio Gallery. Open Visual Studio and create new project. Go to Visual C# project template group and choose "Menu and topbar application (Windows Phone 8.1)" or "Topbar application (Windows Phone 8.1). Rename project name and click ok. Template is self-explicative,
If you want to understand how this template works, read this article on my website. It explains everythings about this solution and some ways to extend these templates or create newer ones.