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Announcing the Open Sourcing of Windows Calculator

By Dave Grochocki and Howard Wolosky

Today, we’re excited to announce that we are open sourcing Windows Calculator on GitHub under the MIT This includes the source code, build system, unit tests, and product Our goal is to build an even better user experience in partnership… Read more


Van Arsdel Sample App Released!

By Kalita Saintonge

We’re excited to announce the public release of our feature showcase sample app, Van Arsdel! The Van Arsdel, end-to-end UWP sample app makes extensive use of the improved density and new controls in the Windows UI Library as well as… Read more


XAML Islands – A deep dive – Part 1

By Alexandre Chohfi

XAML Islands is a technology that enables Windows developers to use new pieces of UI from the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) on their existing Win32 Applications, including Windows Forms and WPF This allows them to gradually modernize their apps at… Read more

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Announcing Babylon.js 3.3!

By Patrick Ryan

We are pleased to announce the launch of ! This release adds amazing new UI and interaction features, major updates to particle system controls, new environment generation tools, procedural noise texture generation, 360-degree photo and video support, and more! For… Read more


Windows UI Library Preview released!

By Jesse Bishop

We're excited to announce the first preview release of the Windows UI Library! The Windows UI Library (or WinUI for short) is a new way to get and use Fluent controls and styles for building Windows 10 UWP apps: via… Read more


Introducing WinAppDriver UI Recorder

By Hassan Uraizee

A new open-sourced tool is now available for the Windows Application Driver (WinAppDriver) community: the WinAppDriver UI Recorder This tool will enable users to easily create automated UI For those of you not familiar with WinAppDriver, it is a UI… Read more


Automate UI testing with WinAppDriver – now supporting Pen input

By Hassan Uraizee

Windows Application Driver (WinAppDriver) is continuing Microsoft’s investment in UI test automation tools for Windows 10, and now, we’re excited to announce the next release of WinAppDriver—version ! A preview is available today— bringing support for Pen The full release… Read more


Windows 10 at Microsoft Connect(); 2017

By Kevin Gallo

Today, at Microsoft Connect(); we spoke about the work we have been doing to align the concepts and tags that can be shared between Microsoft’s XAML UI   With Windows 10 XAML and , we expose the full and unique… Read more