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A deep-dive into WinUI 3 in desktop apps

By Miguel Ramos

XAML Islands was our first solution to enable developers to use UWP XAML inside their desktop (Win32) Within a couple of months after the release of XAML Islands, behavioral insights and customer interviews raised some signals about how developers were… Read more

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3 Ways to Customize Your Windows Terminal

By Windows Developer Team

Windows Terminal is here! From the buzz of the announcement at Microsoft Build 2019 to the release of at Build 2020, it’s generated excitement and interest from the dev Get started by downloading the Preview As a refresher, Windows Terminal… Read more

Screenshot of Engaging UI powered by WinUI in Alarms & Clock app
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ICYMI – Top Announcements from Microsoft Build 2020

By Windows Developer Team

It has been one month since the first-ever, completely virtual Microsoft Build, where we unveiled new tools and updates to make developing for all 1 billion Windows 10 devices It’s an exciting time for Windows, and if you missed the… Read more

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Announcing Windows Community Toolkit v6.1

By Michael A. Hawker

We are thrilled to announce today the next update to the Windows Community Toolkit, version This release was made possible with help and contributions from across our developer While a ‘minor’ release, it is jam-packed with new controls, helpers, and… Read more

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Introducing WinUI 3 Preview 1

By Ryan Demopoulos

Today at Microsoft Build 2020 the WinUI team is excited to announce the latest version of WinUI 3 available for public preview: WinUI 3 Preview This preview expands the world of WinUI to an even wider audience of developers –… Read more

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Start Developing on Windows 10, version 2004 Today

By Windows Developer Team

The Windows 10 SDK for Windows 10, version 2004 is now available with a go-live  Build 19041, also known as the Windows 10 May 2020 Update, is now in the Release Preview Windows Insider New APIs and Features for developers Every… Read more

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Rust/WinRT Public Preview

By Kenny Kerr

We are excited to announce that the Rust/WinRT project finally has a permanent and public home on GitHub: Rust/WinRT follows in the tradition established by C++/WinRT of building language projections for the Windows Runtime using standard languages and compilers, providing… Read more