Tag Archives: Universal Windows App

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 2 – Windows Universal App

By | August 25, 2015

Hello and Welcome again to the second part of the series. In the Part 1, Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app , we have learned the building the Core  Till now we have created Weather.Common, from a blank Visual Studio 2015 solution. Now ,we will be creating windows 10 universal app which can run on phone, tablets… Read More »

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app

By | August 24, 2015

Building a cross platform app means way to develop an app which can run identically on more than one platform (like Windows, Android and IOS etc.).  This enable users of multiple platform to use your app.  If you have decided that building a cross platform app will be beneficial for you, then let’s start how we are going to… Read More »

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

By | August 19, 2015

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. In this sample I… Read More »

Implementing Adaptive Toast in Windows 10 Universal Apps

By | August 14, 2015

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 notification. In windows… 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 »