UWP App Diagnostics

UWP App Diagnostics

At Build this year, we gave a sneak preview of a set of new APIs designed to provide diagnostic information about running apps. You can see the videos here and here – but note that these were based on a pre-release implementation. So, while the Build videos are still correct on broad functionality, the final […]

Using color fonts for beautiful text and icons

Using color fonts for beautiful text and icons

In this post, we’ll introduce you to a text technology called color fonts. We’ll discuss what color fonts are, when they can be useful and how to use them in your Windows 10 apps. What are color fonts? Color fonts, also referred to as “multicolor fonts” or “chromatic fonts,” are a relatively new font technology […]

Introducing XAML Standard and .NET Standard 2.0

Introducing XAML Standard and .NET Standard 2.0

XAML Standard We are pleased to announce XAML Standard, which is a standards-based effort to unify XAML dialects across XAML based technologies such as UWP and Xamarin.Forms. XAML Standard is a specification that defines a standard XAML vocabulary. With that vocabulary, frameworks that support XAML Standard can share common XAML-based UI definitions. The goal is […]

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 16190 Released

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 16190 Released

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 16190 or greater). The Preview SDK Build 16190 contains bug fixes and under development changes to the API surface area. The Preview SDK can be downloaded from developer section on Windows Insider. For feedback and […]

Updating your tooling for Windows 10 Creators Update

Updating your tooling for Windows 10 Creators Update

We’re extremely excited today that the Windows 10 Creators Update, build 15063, has been released. Kevin Gallo went into detail about some of the new features and APIs in Creators Update for developers. I’ll go into the details of getting your system updated and configured so you can submit your apps to the Windows Store. […]