Posts in Windows Store apps

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Testing for accessibility in Windows Store apps

By Windows Apps Team

Accessibility enables people of all abilities to realize their full By virtue of designing apps with assistive technology features, you can create a better experience for anyone who uses your Accessibility features may include clearly visible text, navigable controls with… Read more

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Introducing the new hub control for heterogeneous data

By Windows Apps Team

In Windows 8, we introduced several concepts and controls to deal with large collections of The XAML and HTML ListView control allows you to create uniform grouped lists with a single, homogeneous data We also provided guidelines for the hierarchical… Read more

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Opportunities for app builders this holiday season

By Windows Apps Team

We expect this holiday season to be especially strong for the Windows Store and Windows Phone There’s an amazing selection of great tablets, phones, and PCs on the market from many of our device And with new Microsoft gift cards… Read more

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Developing apps that use image scanners in Windows 8.1

By Windows Apps Team

Windows now supports scanning, so your users can capture images directly in Windows Store By choosing to integrate scanners in your apps, your users can interact with their devices to easily get photos and documents straight from physical The digitized… Read more

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Managing your app on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

By Windows Apps Team

With the release of Windows last month, one question we keep hearing from developers is, “After I update my app for Windows , what happens for customers running Windows 8?” This is a great And it’s important because, as a… Read more

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Aligning sensors with your app’s orientation

By Windows Apps Team

The sensors supported by Windows Store apps offer a powerful way to spice up your app’s Sensors let your app know the relationship between the device and the physical world around it; the direction, orientation, and movement in those These… Read more

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Get your apps ready for the Windows 8.1 launch!

By Windows Apps Team

Today we announced that Windows has hit the RTM That means our hardware partners are now preparing their devices for the holiday buying season, beginning with the general availability of Windows starting at 12:00 on October 18 in New Zealand… Read more