Posts by Andrew Whitechapel

August 1, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Configure your app to start at log-in

By Andrew Whitechapel

For a long time, desktop PC users have been able to configure Win32 apps to start at startup or user This has also been possible for Desktop Bridge apps since the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (). We've now extended this… Read more

July 28, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

How to Restart your App Programmatically

By Andrew Whitechapel

For some apps (especially games) it is not uncommon for the app to get into a state where it needs to restart – perhaps after a license update, after installing downloadable content, its caches have become corrupt or unwieldy, or… Read more

June 28, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

UWP App Diagnostics

By Andrew Whitechapel

At Build this year, we gave a sneak preview of a set of new APIs designed to provide diagnostic information about running You can see the videos here and here – but note that these were based on a pre-release… Read more