Posts in XAML

IoT, PC

Learn about the samples for Universal Windows Platform

By Windows Apps Team

One way to learn app development for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is by taking advantage of the extensive and growing samples collection on You can use these samples to learn about specific UWP features and APIs and as a… Read more

PC

Windows 10 is empowering developers to dream again

By Kevin Gallo

Yesterday Terry showed you how Windows 10 will usher in a new generation of Windows by powering innovation and more personal computing across the largest range of devices, including Microsoft Surface Hub and the world’s first holographic computing platform; Microsoft… Read more

PC

What’s new for XAML and DirectX interop in Windows 8.1

By Windows Apps Team

In Windows 8 we enabled combining the high level UI capabilities of XAML and the low-level rendering power of DirectX within the same app using the three XAML-DirectX interop APIs:SwapChainBackgroundPanel, for overlaying XAML UI onto a full-screen DirectX appSurfaceImageSource, for… Read more

PC

XAML text improvements in Windows 8.1

By Windows Apps Team

There are many different types of apps that require special text handling, for example, apps that have strict alignment requirements, apps that need to utilize small text areas, and apps that display multiple languages, just to name a We know… Read more

PC

Now ready for you: Windows 8.1 and the Windows Store

By Windows Apps Team

With today’s announcement of Windows and Visual Studio 2013 availability, we’re also excited to announce that the Windows Store is now open for submitting apps targeting Windows Publishing your apps to the Windows Store for Windows those of you who… Read more

PC

Developing world-ready apps in XAML (part 2)

By Windows Apps Team

 This is the second part in a series on creating world-ready apps using Part 1 covered Font Selection, and Bidi In this second part we’ll look at how you can use the resource mechanism to manage and look up localized… Read more