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XAML Islands – A deep dive – Part 1

By Alexandre Chohfi

XAML Islands is a technology that enables Windows developers to use new pieces of UI from the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) on their existing Win32 Applications, including Windows Forms and WPF This allows them to gradually modernize their apps at… Read more

Example of particle systems.
PC, Windows Mixed Reality

Announcing Babylon.js 3.3!

By Patrick Ryan

We are pleased to announce the launch of ! This release adds amazing new UI and interaction features, major updates to particle system controls, new environment generation tools, procedural noise texture generation, 360-degree photo and video support, and more! For… Read more

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Windows UI Library Preview released!

By Jesse Bishop

We're excited to announce the first preview release of the Windows UI Library! The Windows UI Library (or WinUI for short) is a new way to get and use Fluent controls and styles for building Windows 10 UWP apps: via… Read more

PC

Introducing WinAppDriver UI Recorder

By Hassan Uraizee

A new open-sourced tool is now available for the Windows Application Driver (WinAppDriver) community: the WinAppDriver UI Recorder This tool will enable users to easily create automated UI For those of you not familiar with WinAppDriver, it is a UI… Read more

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Automate UI testing with WinAppDriver – now supporting Pen input

By Hassan Uraizee

Windows Application Driver (WinAppDriver) is continuing Microsoft’s investment in UI test automation tools for Windows 10, and now, we’re excited to announce the next release of WinAppDriver—version ! A preview is available today— bringing support for Pen The full release… Read more

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Windows 10 at Microsoft Connect(); 2017

By Kevin Gallo

Today, at Microsoft Connect(); we spoke about the work we have been doing to align the concepts and tags that can be shared between Microsoft’s XAML UI   With Windows 10 XAML and , we expose the full and unique… Read more

PC

Windows Application Driver is no longer in Beta!

By Yosef Durr

We’re excited to announce the release of Windows Application Driver (WinAppDriver) version This release is the first WinAppDriver release without the Beta This release is a big milestone for the project which was first introduced during Build 2016 and has… Read more

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Creating Materials and Lights in the Visual Layer

By Windows UI Team

In today’s post, we’re going wrap up this series by combining everything we’ve learned so far and take you through the steps in creating a custom We also have an amazing new tool to show you that empowers anyone to… Read more

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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