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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 …

  •   RT @VisualStudio: In this episode, we're joined by Kasey Uhlenhuth (@kuhlenhuth) who shows some of the refactoring features available in Vi…
  •   @VSTS problems with build queues atm?
  •   RT @donasarkar: Hi #WindowsInsiders we have released Build 17713 to the Fast ring! This build has several new features we think IT Pros wil…
  •   RT @maryjofoley: ICYMI, another Windows 10 on ARM PC is available: Lenovo Miix 630 ARM-based 2-in-1 Windows tablet goes on sale for $900 ht…
  •   the moment you have a meeting and skype for business protocol handller is lost again ...
  •   @LocalJoost Surface Go vanaf 27 augustus te bestellen?
  •   tnx @VistaHypotheken https://t.co/qFoQS6mQ63
  •   @gotheap based on the link i understand they should show up after a build as well? i only see them for the test on… https://t.co/XadwWJjIAM
  •   @panos_panay will the surface go with lte have gps? i need a new device to run my own app for navigation while flying around
  •   @aaronbjork @IoannisKarlis @Jira @VSTS and replace delivery plans with the feature timeline extension. that is really helpful!