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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 @alvinashcraft: Getting Started with Lottie-Windows. #xaml #winui #uwp #windowsdev https://t.co/P4EWilrffA
  •   RT @WindowsUI: We are releasing new samples and documentation today showing how to use the compositor's Visual Layer APIs in win32 apps: ht…
  •   RT @JenMsft: @PXAbstraction With the latest version of W10, you can now tie snipping to PrintScreen - lets you capture things that would ot…
  •   RT @JenMsft: It was so fun to talk to the MVPs today about [REDACTED] 😁 #MVPSummit #MVPBuzz
  •   RT @JenMsft: New build for Fast! Look for 18361 - let us know how it goes once you upgrade! Details here: https://t.co/KCrMGkCsCY 😊 #Window…
  •   @JenMsft Plqn to visit 33?
  •   RT @JenMsft: Image support now rolling out for Sticky Notes if you're in Skip Ahead 😊 #WindowsInsiders Details 👉🏻 https://t.co/6IAdzNYeIs…
  •   RT @ClintRutkas: having a great time discussing Windows Development topics at the #mvpSummit. If you feel a community member is a Microsof…
  •   @NicoVermeir revenge is sweet 🤣
  •   @theothernt found a whole dutch delegation at 4am @ starbucks :)