Posts by Nikola Metulev

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Announcing Windows Community Toolkit v5.0

By Nikola Metulev

I’m excited to announce the next major update of the Windows Community Toolkit, version This update introduces the new WindowsXamlHost control built on top of the new XAML Islands APIs to simplify adding built-in or custom UWP control to a… Read more

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#ifdef WINDOWS – MIDL 3 with Larry Osterman

By Nikola Metulev

Microsoft Interface Definition Language (MIDL) is a simplified, modern syntax for declaring Windows Runtime types inside Interface Definition Language (IDL) files (.idl files). It is a particularly convenient way to declare C++/WinRT runtime In this video, Larry Osterman, lead developer on the COM team in… Read more

The latest updates to Windows Community Toolkit.
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Announcing Windows Community Toolkit v4.0

By Nikola Metulev

The Windows Community Toolkit recently reached over 1 million downloads across all nuget This is a very big milestone for the community and I’m very excited to announce yet another major update to the Windows Community Toolkit, version With the… Read more

Example of the UniformGrid control
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Announcing Windows Community Toolkit v3.0

By Nikola Metulev

I’m excited to announce the largest update to the Windows Community Toolkit yet, version As announced a few weeks ago, we recently changed the name of the community toolkit to better align with all Windows developers, and today we are… Read more

New panel enabling staggered layout.
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The UWP Community Toolkit v2.2

By Nikola Metulev

I am extremely excited to announce the latest update of the UWP Community Toolkit, The credit for this release, as always, goes to the community, who have continued to support and improve the toolkit for each introduces a new Parsers… Read more

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#ifdef WINDOWS – One Developer’s Guide to the Surface Hub

By Nikola Metulev

Building experiences for the Surface Hub requires developers to tailor their apps for the big screen and multiple users interacting with different components at the same  Gian Paolo Santopaolo came to Redmond all the way from Switzerland to share best practices for… Read more

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#ifdef WINDOWS – Progressive Web Apps

By Nikola Metulev

Jeff Burtoft from the Web Apps team at Microsoft dropped by to share how web apps on Windows have evolved, all the way from regular web sites, to packaged web apps in Windows 8, Hosted Web Apps in Windows 10, and finally… Read more