Configure your app to start at log-in

Configure your app to start at log-in

For a long time, desktop PC users have been able to configure Win32 apps to start at startup or user log-in. This has also been possible for Desktop Bridge apps since the Windows 10 Anniversary Update (v10.0.14393.0). We’ve now extended this feature to allow regular Universal Windows Apps to take part in this also. This […]

Calling WinRT Components from a Win32 process via the Desktop Bridge

Calling WinRT Components from a Win32 process via the Desktop Bridge

In today’s post, we are covering another step you can take on your journey across the Desktop Bridge: specifically migrating business logic to Windows Runtime Components, aka WinRT Components. Previously, Windows only supported calling OS provided WinRT components from Win32 applications. Any attempt to call user-defined (aka 3rd party) WinRT components would fail because the […]

Calling Windows 10 APIs From a Desktop Application

Calling Windows 10 APIs From a Desktop Application

In today’s post, we’re covering how PC software can leverage the rich functionality of Windows 10. This is valuable background for the upcoming post “Adding UWP Features to Your Existing PC Software with the Desktop Bridge,” which will go into even more detail on the topic in the coming days. So here’s a question that […]