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What I Learned Porting .NETpad to … UWP? (Premium)

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The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) isn’t particularly well-suited to traditional productivity applications. Naturally, I was curious how hard it would be to recreate my .NETpad application using this environment, given my previous efforts porting it to C# and then to WPF.

As I write this, I’ve only made a few basic first steps; this isn’t a fully functioning and complete application, as is the C# version (which utilizes Windows Forms, just like the original Visual Basic version). Nor is it as polished and far-along as is the WPF version, which I’ve stopped working on, at least for now.

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