Category Archives: Windows Univeral App

3D Rendering of MapControl in Windows 10 Universal App Development

By | September 20, 2015

Map Controls in Windows 10 Universal Apps are much more easier and makes app developers life simpler. Normally maps are displays either in satellite image or normal map image but we haven’t seen the map in a 3D View. In this post we will learn how to create a map control to display the map normally and then set the map… 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 »

How to use Adaptive Tiles in Windows 10 Universal Apps.

By | August 13, 2015

Tile Notification is something which is very specific to windows store apps where the apps can let the user know the information straight form the start screen without even opening the app. In windows 8.1 we has some predefined tile templates which we used to display the information but we never has any option of creating our own… 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 »

How to Implement Drag and Drop in Windows Universal Apps ?

By | August 11, 2015

Using Drag and Drop is a common requirement for  app developers. Drag and drop has been added to the list view in Windows 8.1, but it was limited to the List View control where the items inside the List View can be dragged, dropped and re ordered. But it was not available for any external UIElement. In windows 10, the… 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 »

How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.

By | August 6, 2015

App Service is a way to communicate between universal apps where one app can communicate with the other app’s background task. The user don’t even know that the app is using some other app’s background task to complete its operation. It is similar to using a web service where the user send the data to the service it process… Read More »

Adding Toast Notification to your new Windows Universal App created from an existing web app.

By | August 4, 2015

Adding Toast Notification to an App is very common requirement. In one our previous post you have seen How to create a universal windows app form the existing web app. In this post lets see how to add the toast notification to the web app which gets triggers only when the web app is used as an universal… Read More »