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  • Pen identity in UWP

    When you are building apps for the Surface Hub you can use a real cool inking feature. The screen is already amazing with 84" and the pen support. But the pens also have an identity. This is a number and when you match this up with a credential you can do awesome things. To get the pen identity you need few simple lines of code. I build an extension method for that: public static class PointerPointPropertiesExtensions { private const uint WirelessIdUsagePage = 0x0D; private const uint …

  • Continuous deployment to the Windows Store

    Last week Microsoft released an API to add submissions to your app in dev center. With that API they also released an VSTS extension that is using that API to get continuous deployment working from VSTS. Unfortunately the extension is somewhat limited and doesn't support flighted submissions (yet?). Maybe that still to come but in the meanwhile i build my own extension that supports also lighted submissions. Beside that flighting support it also has a nice task to automatic increase the version …

  • Nuget errors building your UWP with .NET Core 5.2.2 in VSTS hosted build

    For most of my projects i am using a build server so my team members and me are sure we have a working project and are not blocking eachother with new changes. For our current UWP projects started to use the final .net core version (5.2.2). But since we are doing that we had errors on our build server, the hosted VSTS build server. The build summary shows this: You see that nuget gives errors that Microsoft.NETCore.Targets 1.0.2 is not compatible with UAP,Version=v10.0. Initially i not …

  •   @tfsbuck awesome work
  •   RT @tfsbuck: VSTS Queries Hub Updates Generally Available https://t.co/INSn71z2Hy
  •   RT @danvy: From Monolith to Cloud Service by @tfsbuck #devops #cloud https://t.co/vHeoxzYc3J https://t.co/d2av4kzaW5
  •   @JenMsft it almost want me to start playing computer games
  •   opening @Office365 admin center causes @MicrosoftEdge to reload till it says " This page is having a problem loading"
  •   @DonovanBrown @VSTS i love to them as well but missing test results in the release overview pretty much
  •   RT @ExpertsLiveNL: ICYM 📣 HURRY UP: grijp die laatste kaart(en) #ExpertsLiveNL is BIJNA uitverkocht. https://t.co/mBCi5uWBkk #nog7dagen #a…
  •   @rrelyea any idea why nuget via dotnet restore on linux build agents (vsts) takes 40seconds and via nuget restore o… https://t.co/hMiBsaCVcG
  •   @tfsbuck in a build task i am trying to give a summary for the build detail page but need some richer markup then m… https://t.co/hpIsT3OCIC
  •   @chrisrpatterson @Nick_Craver @tfsbuck really curious to the outcome; we use a Azure Sql db (create new one for tes… https://t.co/XGnlhWxjcD