Posts in Apps

August 31, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Cognitive Toolkit Model Evaluation in UWP

By Artur Laksberg and Venkat Yalla

We are excited to share with you that Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit (CNTK) has added support for model evaluation on UWP This means you can harness the power of deep learning in your Windows apps delivered via the Windows Store! Read… Read more

August 31, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Best practices for using video ads in Windows apps

By Anusha Subramanian

Interstitial videos are a highly engaging ad format that, if used right, have much higher monetization potential as compared to more traditional ad Interstitial videos are typically 15-60 seconds long and take up the full screen space, getting the user… Read more

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

July 5, 2017 Mobile, PC, Tablet

Announcing UWP Community Toolkit 1.5

By Nikola Metulev

Today marks the sixth release of the UWP Community Toolkit – all packages are updated to version Thanks to the UWP developer community, the UWP Community Toolkit has seen great improvements and stability to the existing controls and The community… 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