Creating page transitions is not difficult at all when you have Silverlight Toolkit available in market. So follow the steps written below
Step 1: Using Silverlight Toolkit
So first download the latest copy of Silverlight Toolkit and follow the steps belowAdd a reference of Microsoft.Phone.Controls.Toolkit in your application
Step 2: Modify App.xaml.cs
Next modify App.xaml.cs to enable loading a page with transitions instead of a normal page.
Find out, this line[sourcecode language=’c#’]
RootFrame = new PhoneApplicationFrame();
This has to be replaced by[sourcecode language=’c#’] RootFrame = new Microsoft.Phone.Controls.TransitionFrame();
Step 3: Apply transitions to page
Add the XML name space for toolkit in your page first if it is not already presented:
[sourcecode language=’c#’] xmlns:toolkit=”clr-namespace:Microsoft.Phone.Controls;assembly=Microsoft.Phone.Controls.Toolkit”
Now, add appropriate transition to your page (not as a resource). Few samples are as shown below:
Example 1: Rotate pages when loading and exiting[sourcecode language=’xml’]
Example 2: Turnstile motion when loading and exiting[sourcecode language=’xml’]
Step 4: You are done!
Execute your application and see the page transitions working fine!