Posts in app developers


Improving the high-DPI experience in GDI based Desktop Apps

By Doug King

In recent years, High-DPI displays have become Having a lot more pixels to display your application on seems like a simple recipe for crisper graphics but, counterintuitively, the opposite is often the Many applications were written without taking the DPI… Read more


Promote your App – Anywhere. Anytime.

By Anusha Subramanian

We are very excited to announce the release of campaign APIs for the Windows Using these REST APIs, media agencies can promote apps and manage their ad campaigns ‘Promote your App’ is a feature within DevCenter that allows you to… Read more


Announcing the “App Dev on Xbox” live event

By Nikola Metulev

Windows 10 Anniversary Update was released earlier this month and became instantly available to all existing Windows 10 devices, including PCs, phones, Xbox Ones, IoT boards and more - upwards of 350 million Immediately following the update, the Windows 10… Read more

IoT, PC, Windows Mixed Reality

Introducing the UWP Community Toolkit

By Giorgio Sardo

Recently, we released the Windows Anniversary Update and a new Windows Software Developer Kit (SDK) for Windows 10 containing tools, app templates, platform controls, Windows Runtime APIs, emulators and much more, to help create innovative and compelling Universal Windows Today,… Read more


Battery awareness and background activity

By Chris Cortes

The Windows platform targets all kinds of devices: desktops, laptops, tablets, phones, HoloLens, IoT and As a developer you want your users to have a great user experience with your app across the entire breadth of devices it is available… Read more


More control for app developers in the Windows Store

By Windows Apps Team

We’re always thinking about how we can improve the Windows Store onboarding and publishing process to make things easier for you as an app This week we rolled out a few changes to help you manage the availability of your… Read more