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  • 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 …

  •   having a fun afternoon with #fluent and #rome ; let see if can make something publishable
  •   RT @pag3rd: If you'll be at #MSIgnite and want to learn about what's new with #XAML #FluentDesign and the brand new #WinUI library come to…
  •   RT @kevintgallo: What’s your favorite color? https://t.co/GvhJIb4ItX
  •   @shanselman @tomasrestrepo @h0x0d @joncaves does it mean @satyanadella holds the mic for you next time at build?
  •   @BNR De eindstand (aangekomen op bestemming) https://t.co/DXxHPP57iy
  •   Toch even aan die conditie werken.. Je weet maar nooit @bnr #fiemibo https://t.co/H61vOPrtVi
  •   RT @donasarkar: Hello #WindowsInsiders we have released 19H1 Build 18242 to Skip Ahead! https://t.co/kuo5Y9jt0i
  •   @BNR Zines de 2 jaar dat ik bij bnr heb gewerkt 😊 #ikhoorbijbnr
  •   @JenMsft is there a way to get notfication mirring from android to win desktop without the cortana app (its not available in netherlands)
  •   @tomverhoeff @bartlannoeye i agree with bart in this.. been seeing enough 'good speakers' just delivering 101 sessions all the time