Following these steps:
Open the Weather app.
Click on places
See that little item with the + symbol? I want to do something exactly like that, the looks and behaviour.
Assuming you are just trying to get some basic ideas about
metro-ui controls and you are on Release Preview.
When you do right click, the control that's being triggered is called
App Bar. The "place" button is a
App Bar Command. Clicking on the button will take you to another page (
XAML). This page contains a
ListView control with
GridLayout. You can dynamically change the
ListView Template and assign different actions to the
Here is a quick tutorial for App Bar and commands: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh465309.aspx
Here is a quick tutorial for List View control: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/hh465496.aspx