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Integrating UWP components into Win32 applications

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Description

XAML Islands enables Windows developers to integrate UI components from the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) in their existing Win32 Applications. This includes Windows Forms and also WPF.

In this episode, Alexandre Zollinger Chohfi and Miguel Ramos join us to talk about XAML Islands, and show us how it all plugs together.

  • [01:13] - What does XAML Islands offer developers?
  • [02:34] - How does XAML Islands engage with other desktop technologies?
  • [06:18] - Setting up the XAML host in a WPF application?
  • [15:26] - How does data binding between frameworks work?
  • [19:13] - What is the best way to learn more ?

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    DonaldA

    Nice. What I want now is 3DIslands.  I want to be able to have a 3D Space like Paint 3D to pan, zoom and view my 3D objects. Then with a click of a button enter into mixed reality.

    Microsoft should approach 3D in the same way they gave us Visual Basic.

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    Flem100

    Thank you, very nice video!

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    TonyHenrique

    This is nice. We also would like to hear news about more features being added to UWP like Windowing control and styles, better Printing APIs, run UWP from standalone EXE, run UWP on the WebBrowser (UNO Platform).

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    Mister​Developer

    Very cool feature. I've tested it out and it works well..except when coming to building the application. I've had countless errors trying to get UWP components to copy over to the WPF project (it only works 10% of the time?), and unable to package application as appx. Hopefully you guys work with Visual Studio to make this a more seemless process.

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    henryqng
    Very nice presentation!

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