Posts in API

July 20, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

What is app attribution?

By Windows Apps Team

Mobile app attribution, different from traditional online attribution which uses things like cookies or pixel tags, is the method of measuring a user’s activities on an These activities could be an app install, making in-app purchases or completing a level… Read more

February 8, 2016 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for Windows 10

By Windows Apps Team

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is part of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), which means that it can be used in all apps targeting Windows With OCR you can extract text and text layout information from It’s designed to handle various… Read more

October 14, 2013 PC, Tablet

Raising the Bar with Direct3D

By Windows Apps Team

As we’re just completing the final steps of delivering Windows and Xbox One to customers, we thought this would be a good time to take a moment to recap the advances we’ve made in Direct3D for game developers and share… Read more