What is the Fluent Design System?
The Fluent Design System is a cross-platform system that helps developers create beautiful, intuitive applications. The website for Fluent Design (https://fluent1.microsoft.design/) has dedicated pages with resources for developers on many platforms:
- Cross-platform (React Native)
Microsoft has started releasing their Fluent 2 design guidance at https://fluent2.microsoft.design/. You can think of Fluent 1 styles as Windows 10 style, whereas Fluent 2 style is similar to the look and feel of Windows 11. At the time of this writing, the Fluent 2 guidance has only been published for React web applications. Other platforms are not yet available.
Fluent Design aims to be simple and intuitive. While it maintains its design philosophy across platforms, it also adapts aspects of its design to feel native on every platform. In Chapter 1, Introduction to WinUI, we discussed the origins...