Archives / 2015 / March
  • New BackgroundTask Triggers in Windows 10

    In the Windows 10 developer preview there are some new background triggers that can be very useful for number of scenario's. I will make a couple of blogposts of which triggers I found. Let start with the first: ApplicationTrigger. It's a common question I see at MSDN. How can the app itself trigger the background task. the awnser, it can't. Windows 8 apps cant trigger the background task on demand. With Windows 10 this is changing. We are now able to trigger the backgroundtask from the …

  • Drag drop now supported in Universal apps!

    When I am working on my desktop i am using regullary drag and drop. When i want to send an attachment to someone by email i simply drag it from the file explorer to the email. Or if want to send it with lync, drag a file from the fileexplorer to lync. In windows Store apps it wasn't possible to drag file to them. I found it pretty annoying to use the file picker. It required a lot of clicks to come at the location of the right file, to select the right files again. With Windows 10 universal …

  •   @JenMsft like the concept. but too much details to go now. disabled it
  •   RT @dotMorten: I am an Edge user, but forcing users of Windows Mail to use Edge might be the most evil thing Microsoft have done in a long…
  •   @donasarkar impressive!
  •   RT @PyImageSearch: I am excited to announce that @Microsoft + @MSFTResearch are sponsoring PyImageConf 2018 and providing FREE pre-configur…
  •   @tfsbuck thanks :)
  •   @tfsbuck never mind.. figured it out, well the creator of the PR was able to restart the merge and in second attempt it worked
  •   @terrajobst @fonssonnemans @hermitdave @imjoshfree dark is for depressed people. agree with @fonssonnemans light team ftw
  •   @tfsbuck how long should it take to complete a pull request? can that take over 15 minutes? normally pretty fast (i mean instant)
  •   RT @windowsblog: Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17115 now available
  •   RT @csharpfritz: Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.7 Preview 1