Archives

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 …

  •   jeej skype till 22h today..
  •   @VSTS @awscloud @chef @Docker @GooglePlay what are the 10 highest rated widgets?
  •   RT @wpschaub: Over 500 extensions in the VSTS/TFS marketplace https://t.co/pH64ZFRi2J
  •   @mitrik what is difference between code -> files -> history and code -> commits? looks as same? https://t.co/NnA8lk1pTe
  •   @LocalJoost 😵
  •   the moment you need to install ms project....
  •   RT @coolcsh: And we have updated Visual Studio 2017 w/15.3 to for .NET Core 2, https://t.co/2y7Qj07QrB Core 2, .NET Standard 2: https://t.c…
  •   @JenMsft do you know what changed in the latest version of the mail app? the whats new web page is not beeing updated for long time..
  •   new windows sdk! https://t.co/qOlWLICyIB #uwp #uwpdev
  •   @tfsbuck this way doesnt take in consideration it can be set back to "new" because some blocking issues?