Category Archives: Windows 10

Using PasswordRevealMode for unmasking the Password in Universal Windows Apps

By | October 6, 2015

If you are building an Universal Windows Apps, and having a password box that accepts user credentials,  user may often want to unmasked the password to check if correct password was entered or not . We have seen similar feature for most of the password box either in desktop, mobile or web applications. Even previous version of Store or Phone… Read More »

How to get the Battery information in your Universal Windows Apps

By | October 4, 2015

If you are building an Universal Windows App, and want to check the status of the system battery, you can do it very easily.  It is also often helpful to notify your user with the battery status before your app perform any battery intensive operation or even showing a notification by asking plug-in charge when battery is low and no… Read More »

Getting the list of Wifi hotspots and Connecting with them in your Universal Windows Apps

By | October 3, 2015

WiFiAdapter is a new class available in Windows 10 API which is used to control the WiFi connection with in the Universal Windows App. The user can get the available WiFi Adapter in the device and then using the WiFi Adapter the list of all available WiFi networks can be scanned.  Once the list of WiFi networks available are identified… Read More »

Implementing Adaptive Toast with Actions in Windows 10 Universal Apps

By | September 6, 2015

We are learning some of the improvements in toast and tiles notifications in Windows 10. This post is also one of them which explain how to use toast notification with action buttons. We have seen in our last post Implementing Adaptive Toast in Windows 10 Universal Apps how to create an adaptive toast. In this post we will… Read More »

Easy drawing and inking using new InkCanvas Control for Universal Windows App

By | September 4, 2015

Universal Windows Platform introduced a new  InkCanvas control to easy drawing and a new Inking API to manage the inking. If you are coming from a WPF & XAML development background, you must be familiar with this control. However, till now for a XAML based Windows Store App there was no as such control for direct drawing.  Most of… Read More »

Adding Application Insights to a Windows 10 Universal App

By | August 12, 2015

Application Insights helps us to track applications health in real time. You can track you application availability, performance issues, users session and diagnose crashes faster then ever. It’s provides a real time dashboard  for your app to monitor your application. Let’s have a look how to Create an Application Insights using new Azure Portal and then using it… Read More »

Inter App Communication – How to communicate between two Windows Universal Apps ?

By | August 8, 2015

Communicating between Apps is one of the important factor that developers needs to take care of. This could be done via some services , background process like what we have seen in our previous post How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.  In this post we will see how to communicate from one Windows Universal App to… Read More »

Running Kinect for Windows applications on Windows 10 – Things you should verify

By | August 1, 2015

Running a Kinect v2 device and a Kinect for Windows application on Windows 10 is not difficult nor different than what we have seen in the earlier version of Windows Operating System.  You can run a Kinect for Windows application (either a desktop app, or a store app ) on Windows 10. However, incase you found that your… Read More »