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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

Samples for WPF and Win32 screen capture

New Ways to do Screen Capture

By Kelly Renner

Screen capture supports scenarios like screen recording for eLearning, screen sharing for collaboration, game streaming, remote diagnostics, and taking screen shots for visual comparison or The new UWP WindowsGraphicsCapture APIs provide a modern, performant way of capturing screen contents in… Read more

Fluent Xaml Theme Editor.

Fluent XAML Theme Editor Preview released!

By Kalita Saintonge

We’re excited to announce the preview release of the Fluent XAML Theme Editor application! As some of you may remember from our Build 2018 session this year, we previewed a tool using our new ColorPaletteResources API that allows you to set the color theme of your… Read more


Visual Studio Preview (15.6 Preview 5) now available

By Clint Rutkas

We are pleased to announce the release of the Visual Studio Preview ( Preview 5). This preview of Visual Studio includes the Preview SDK Build 17095 as an optional Download the Visual Studio 2017 Preview () and give us feedback on the integration and… Read more


#ifdef WINDOWS – Progressive Web Apps

By Nikola Metulev

Jeff Burtoft from the Web Apps team at Microsoft dropped by to share how web apps on Windows have evolved, all the way from regular web sites, to packaged web apps in Windows 8, Hosted Web Apps in Windows 10, and finally… Read more


Introducing the Windows Desktop Program for Desktop Application Analytics

By Sonia P. Carlson

An important feature for desktop application developers is the ability to view detailed analytics about application performance and its popularity with Until today, developers had difficulty accessing these analytics without cobbling together multiple With the new Windows Desktop Program, developers… Read more


Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17046 now available

By Clint Rutkas

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 17046 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 17046 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface… Read more