Category Archives: Windows Universal App



Using PasswordRevealMode for unmasking the Password in Universal Windows Apps

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 […]

How to get the Battery information in your Universal Windows Apps

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 […]

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

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 […]

3D Rendering of MapControl in Windows 10 Universal App Development

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 […]

Implementing Adaptive Toast with Actions in Windows 10 Universal Apps

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 […]

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

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 […]

App Service communication together with Windows Universal App, WPF and Winforms Application

App Service is a way to communicate between apps where one app can communicate with the other app’s background task.We have already learned about How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.  In this post we will see how to access the Background task created for a Windows Universal App by the WPF/Winforms application. […]

Implementing Adaptive Toast in Windows 10 Universal Apps

Toast Notification in windows 10 are keeps on getting better, they are widely used display the information very quickly and also it to engage the users interaction with the applications. In windows 8.1 we has some default template to display the toast notifications but we never has any option of creating our own layout in the toast […]