Tagged: UWP

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Creating a Twitter Searching App in UWP

My latest article in MSDN Magazine is out today! I wanted to create something that provided the functionality of the old TweetDeck with features that I needed. . How to Create a Twitter Searching App in UWP Currently, I manage several YouTube channels that source content from tweets marked with...

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Drag and Drop for Surface Hub Apps

In this continuation of videos about designing for the Surface Hub, Dr Neil shows off how to drag & drop and direct manipulation to their sample UWP app. Code and slides are at https://github.com/dxsurfacehub/Surface-Hub-Design-and-Development

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Exploring the UWP Community Toolkit

My latest MSDN article is available online and it covers the UWP Community Toolkit.   From the article: The goal of the UWP Community Toolkit is to engage the developer community to create a series of controls and helper functions to simplify UWP development. The UWP Community Toolkit has five...

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Offline Facial Detection in UWP Apps

With the UWP Cognitive Services APIs, you can add basic facial detection to your app without calling any APIs. The Windows.Media.Face­Analysis namespace contains functionality to detect faces in images or videos. The feature set is basic and lacks the rich data set of Cognitive Services. In fact, it’s very similar...

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Introducing the UWP Community Toolbox

David Catuhe shows off the UWP Community Toolkit, an open-source collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services that simplifies common developer tasks for building UWP apps. Check out the demo app in the Windows Store and take a look at the source, which is available on GitHub.

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Build a Wi-Fi Scanner Windows App

My latest MSDN column is published in print and online. Here’s a snippet: While walking my dogs recently, I happened to glance at my phone’s Wi-Fi network connection screen and noticed some witty network names. This got me to wonder how many others had chosen to be comical versus practical....

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Desktop Bridge Can Bring Your Apps to UWP

The Desktop Bridge (aka Project Centennial) helps you bring your Win32, .Net, Windows Forms and COM-based apps to the Universal Windows Platform on Windows 10. This video provides a quick overview of the process. If you like what you see, then check out the Desktop Bridge website for more information.