Detecting and Responding to Battery Status in UWP apps
This week we talked about how you can easily detect the battery status, and respond to that status. It's become more and more critical that the experiences you create for the end user respect battery status, and if you conditionally operate in a way that preserves that status, your user will be more...
Using "Drag and Drop" in your Universal Windows App
In Windows 10, we've made it exceedingly easy to add "Drag and Drop" functionality to your UWP application.
As you're probably aware, "drag and drop" is by no means a new feature for Windows applications. For a very long time, the notion for the user to able to move objects within...
UWP Layout using SplitView and RelativePanel in C# with XAML
This week, Shen and I took a look at how you can very easily use the new XAML SplitView control to build an experience in your UWP application that automatically _adapts_ based on the current size of your application.
As you may imagine, this is one of the foundational building blocks we provide to enable...
TWC9: Surface Enterprise, Office on iPad Pro, VP9 on Edge and more...This Week On Channel 9 Sep 11, 2015 at 3:00PM 0 Greg Duncan , Larry Lieberman and Vladimir Kolesnikov
This week on Channel 9, Vlad and Guest host Larry Lieberman discuss the week's top developer news, including;
Inside Windows Platform | How to Add Push Notifications to Your App
In this video, Shen chatted with Yavor Georgiev from the Azure team about how easy it is to add push notifications to your Windows app, using Azure Mobile Services.
Why would you want to use Azure? Well, if you haven't built push notifications before, you may not be aware that even though there is the...
Inside Windows Platform | Going from Windows Phone Silverlight to Windows RT XAML
As we all know, up until Windows Phone 8.1, virtually all Windows Phone applications were written with Windows Phone Silverlight. With 8.1, we introduced Windows Runtime (WinRT) XAML.
WinRT XAML, which evolved from Silverlight, first shipped on Windows 8.0. With Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1...
Inside Windows Platform | Inside the Windows Ad Mediator Service and Control - Maximize your Ad…
Bernardo Zamora joined us to announce the immediate availability of the new Microsoft Windows Ad Mediator Service and Control, an awesome new service designed to help you massively improve your advertising revenue globally.
This is a new service & control from Microsoft that will enable you to add...
Inside Windows Platform | Inside Microsoft OCR Libraries
In this week's episode of Inside Windows Platform, we talked with Ivan Stojiljkovic, the Dev Lead of the OCR team at Microsoft.
OCR is an extremely compelling developer scenario which can empower all sorts of amazing and useful mobile application. Microsoft's been developing OCR functionality for its...
Inside Windows Platform | Intro to Azure Mobile Services for Windows Platform
Today, Yavor Georgiev from the Azure Mobile Services team joined us to walk us through exactly how a Windows application developer would get started building a back-end service for your mobile app.
Yavor walked us through getting started with Azure in your .NET project, and showed how you can use the...
Inside Windows Platform | Common App Developer Design Considerations with Dave Crawford
Dave is an experienced graphic design professional, who's spent the last several years driving high quality design into some of the most popular Windows apps.
This week Shen and Dave spent time reviewing some of the key themes that he leverages in his work, and things you can do to radically improve the...