Tag Archives: Windows Universal App



Improving App’s performance using compile time binding in Universal Windows App.

Windows 10 Universal Apps has come up with a new binding approach called compile time binding (x:Bind) where the property gets bind to the UIElement during compile time. In previous versions of windows Apps, the binding occurs during the runtime and its completely based on the reflections. This caused the reduction in apps performance. lets […]

How to create a Calendar View in Universal Windows App.

CalendarView is a new control that has been introduced in the Universal Windows Apps. This View provides a visual calendar display that the user can use to select a date. This view can be customized by the developers by setting the max and min days to be displayed and black out the days that are […]

Understanding SplitView and its features in Universal Windows App.

SplitView is a new control that has been introduced in the Windows 10 Universal Apps. Where it helps the user to have a better user experience. As the name suggest that the Split View is of splitting the user interface in to two parts and displaying the navigational and other display related information in a […]

Understanding the new features of WebView in Universal Windows App.

WebView class in Universal Windows Platform has been updated with the new features. The WebView control helps the developers to display the content of an website inside the App. Some of the new events that are introduced in the web view class are highly useful for the developers to provide a better user experience to […]

Custom trigger with user interaction mode in Universal Windows App

In Windows 10 Universal Windows App, we have few classes which helps the developers to create there own custom triggers.  These custom triggers helps the developers to change the state of the Visual state of the App based on certain conditions like App size changes and change the controls to fit in to the app’s layout and […]

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 […]