My struggles with the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) continue. A key contributor: Asynchronous file operations and pop-ups.
Recent UWP Stories
After going down a few rabbit holes, I think I’ve finally arrived at a UI that makes sense for the UWP version of .NETpad.
After experiencing many frustrations, I had an interesting breakthrough with UWP, mirroring an earlier and similar success with WPF.
I spent a lot of time researching UWP and Xamarin Forms over the weekend and decided to renew my efforts to port .NETpad to UWP first.
The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) isn’t particularly well-suited to traditional productivity applications.
So, we need to discuss this week’s news about the end of ad-based UWP app monetization through the Microsoft Store.
Microsoft’s relationship with UWP has been estranged, at best, in the past couple of years. But the future of UWP doesn’t look all that bright.
Apple is looking to build the next-generation of Windows media apps for its services as the company pushes to get Apple TV+ on the Xbox.
Microsoft is evolving the Windows 10 app development platform by turning its back on its original strategy.
Anyone hoping that Microsoft would make the Windows 10 Mail app truly scalable will be disappointed by this first UI density update.
Universal Windows Platform applications will finally support multi-instances in the next release of Windows 10.
Kodi's official Universal Windows Platform app for the Xbox One is here, but it comes with a couple of limitations.
I revisited Windows IoT Core a few weekends ago and found it to be useful in a quick project that involved dumping my wireless headset's EEPROM. In other words, just another weekend at Rafael's place.
I recently spoke with Microsoft's Jeff Burtoft and Aaron Gustafson about the company's plans to bring Progressive Web Apps to Windows 10.
UWP games will gain access to expanded system resources with the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update.
Microsoft has announced the availability of Windows Template Studio 1.2, the latest version of its UWP builder Visual Studio extension.
This Spring, Microsoft will make its upteenth attempt to get developers excited about Windows 10 at Build 2017. But as users have discovered, the apps platform in Windows 10 isn't in any way enticing. And it's OK.
I've long felt that Microsoft should sell its own Android handsets, replacing the Lumia lineup with devices that customers actually want. But there's one crucial missing piece.
Vine announced today that it has released a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, bringing its popular looping video sharing service to Windows 10 for PCs and tablets. But not, curiously, for Mobile.
At Build 2016, Microsoft announced Project Centennial technology and its tooling will be available in the next Windows 10 Insider build. I was able to use this technology early to convert a real-world desktop app to a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app in just one minute.
This week, Microsoft announced a new Skype UWP app and while it is not publicly available yet, I have been able to get my hands on the new prodcut.
Responding to complaints about its Skype client strategy on Windows, Microsoft will ship a Skype Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app that will run on PCs, tablets, and even phones. An incomplete preview version will ship in a coming build of the Windows 10 Insider Preview, Microsoft says.
We've long known that Microsoft plans to bring the UWP (Universal Windows Platform) to Xbox One sometime in 2016. But now we have a slightly tighter schedule: This change will happen "this summer," according to Microsoft, or roughly inline with the Windows 10 "Redstone" milestone.