Tag Archives: Windows Universal App

Accessing platform specific code using IOC in MVVM Cross

By | May 11, 2016

Sometimes we need to write code specific to platform which cannot be written in View Model and needs to be accessed by the View Model. For example, you want to display a message using MessageDialog but its not possible to write the code in the View Model. In this case we can create an interface in the View Model… Read More »

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

By | October 19, 2015

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 see in detail… Read More »

How to create a Calendar View in Universal Windows App.

By | October 17, 2015

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 not to be… Read More »

Understanding SplitView and its features in Universal Windows App.

By | October 15, 2015

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 separate panel and… Read More »

Understanding the new features of WebView in Universal Windows App.

By | October 11, 2015

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 the users. Lets… Read More »

Custom trigger with user interaction mode in Universal Windows App

By | October 7, 2015

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 need to change… 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 »