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Archives / 2016
  • 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 …

  •   RT @windowsblog: Windows Template Studio 1.1 released! https://t.co/qCLpESAvnB
  •   @JenMsft and does sqrt(4) - 2 gives now the right awnser?
  •   @Alex_A_Simons any updates on that what more is happening ? (2/2)
  •   @Alex_A_Simons long time ago you said the mess between msa and aad's would be fixed; first step was block to create msa on aad account. (1/2
  •   First pullrequest for https://t.co/5lEHH630Io :)
  •   @qmatteoq whosdown is great alternative for whatapps and comes from the store
  •   @jvintzel only for windows 10 s users or can other surface users get it too?
  •   RT @JenMsft: O hi there @Spotify 😊 #Windows10 https://t.co/nlJUgM7vVG https://t.co/boah802WgZ
  •   RT @tvgrimbergen: Awesome! Just extended our @MicrosoftTeams bot. Provide natural language input to initiate a leave request powered by @Ni…
  •   @lancewmccarthy kind of sad :/