Tile is exactly as it sounds. It is a rectangular control whose sole purpose is to mimick a tile from Window 8/WinRT’s Start Screen.
How to use the
The following XAML will initialize a
Tile control with its
Title set to
"Hello!" and its
Count set to
<controls:Tile Title="Hello!" Width="100" Height="100" Count="1" />
In the wild
Here are some screenshots of the
Tile in action.