Programming Windows: Hello, WinRT (Premium)

I spent a lot of time trying to figure out a way to run the Windows 8 Developer Preview in a virtual machine so that I could write code using its bundled version of Visual Studio 11 Express and the then-current version of the Windows Runtime (WinRT) APIs. But I needn’t have bothered: as it turns out, a basic Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app created using the most recent version...

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