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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 …

  •   @TwitterSupport great move!
  •   Gave my #ActivityFeed extension for @VSTS some valentine's love by giving it a fresh new look. Get it here… https://t.co/RiTSWr4mQL
  •   @DrGigabit love this too: https://t.co/G3YsSJzafK There is a mismatch between what science knows and what business does
  •   @aaronbjork anything in pipeline to work more with target dates. or at least give something that can be disuccesed witih stakeholders?
  •   @aaronbjork we are using the kanban boards and never the sprints; anymore; this makes delivery plans kind of useless. (1/2)
  •   3 of the @vsts extensions i was involved in now on the homepage of the marketplace https://t.co/mM9h0F8ZVu
  •   @JenMsft w00t mouse delays fixed?
  •   @agent766 drop me an email and will help you dave@familie-smits.com
  •   @willsmythe and for widgets you can include platform styling. can hubs do that ? cant find method for it neither (get same headers etc)
  •   @willsmythe for my Project Teams extension want to make it possible to favorite teams. not really find the right control in that library