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April 7, 2017

ICYMI – Your weekly TL;DR

Big news this week with the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update!  Before you go heads-down, check out our round-up below!

Windows 10 Creators Update and Creators Update SDK are Released

Access was opened this week to download the Windows 10 Creators Update and the Creators Update SDK. Take advantage of the new platform capabilities.

Updating your tooling for Windows 10 Creators Update

Read about getting your system updated and configured so you can submit your apps to the Windows Store in the wake of the Windows 10 Creators Update, build 15063.

New Share Experience in Windows 10 Creators Update

We’ve made sharing in Windows 10 Creators Update better than ever before. In addition to refreshing the entire Share experience, we’ve added new features for developers. Check it out here.

Announcing UWP Community Toolkit 1.4

The fourth release of the UWP Community Toolkit came out this week and focuses on stabilizations and improvements on existing controls and services.

Monetizing your app: Use Interactive Advertising Bureau ad sizes

Looking for ways to better monetize your app’s ads? You can boost revenue using simple optimizations while building and managing your app. In the first of this blog series, we show you how to use IAB sizes to capitalize on monetization.

High-DPI Scaling Improvements for Desktop Applications in the Windows 10 Creators Update

As you may know, desktop applications can be blurry or incorrectly sized when running on high-DPI displays, especially when docking, unlocking or using remote technologies. Check out some of the improvements coming in the Windows 10 Creators Update to combat these problems.

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