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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

PC

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

PC

Command-Line Activation of Universal Windows Apps

By Andrew Whitechapel

As we continue to close the gap between Win32 and Universal Windows Apps, one of the features we’ve recently introduced is the ability to activate a UWA from a command line and pass the app arbitrary command-line This is available… Read more

PC

Calling Windows 10 APIs From a Desktop Application

By Michael Crump

In today's post, we're covering how PC software can leverage the rich functionality of Windows This is valuable background for the post, "Adding UWP Features to your Existing PC Software," which goes into even more detail on the So here’s… Read more