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Visual Studio Preview (15.6 Preview 5) now available

By Clint Rutkas

We are pleased to announce the release of the Visual Studio Preview ( Preview 5). This preview of Visual Studio includes the Preview SDK Build 17095 as an optional Download the Visual Studio 2017 Preview () and give us feedback on the integration and… Read more

PC

#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

PC

Introducing the Windows Desktop Program for Desktop Application Analytics

By Sonia P. Carlson

An important feature for desktop application developers is the ability to view detailed analytics about application performance and its popularity with Until today, developers had difficulty accessing these analytics without cobbling together multiple With the new Windows Desktop Program, developers… Read more

PC

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17046 now available

By Clint Rutkas

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 17046 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 17046 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface… Read more

PC

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

IoT, PC

Dev Projects for the Long Weekend

By Windows Apps Team

Find your favorite chair, kick your feet up and grab yourself a cup of It’s finally time to pick up some of the dev projects you’ve been eyeballing from behind the hazy fog of pre-vacation For the long weekend, we’ve… Read more

PC

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 14965 Released

By Clint Rutkas

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Anniversary SDK Preview to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 14965 or greater). The Preview SDK is a pre-release and cannot be used in a production Please only install the SDK… Read more