Tag Archives: Windows Universal App



Design time preview for your multi devices apps in Visual Studio 2015

The Universal Windows Platform project templates for Visual Studio 2015, allows us to create and run app on a  Windows 10 Phone Devices,  Windows 10 Desktop / Tables, on an Xbox or even on an IoT devices. When we develop an app in Visual Studio which is targeted for multiple devices, we can take help of  List of […]

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 4 – iOS App

Hello and Welcome again to the fourth part of the series.  Till now we have created Weather.Common (Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app) and Weather.Windows Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 2 – Windows Universal App) .  and a Weather.Android (Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 3 – […]

Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 3 – Android App

Hello and Welcome again to the third part of the series.  Till now we have created Weather.Common (Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app) and Weather.Windows Building your first end-to-end Cross Platform app – Part 2 – Windows Universal App) . Now, we will be creating an android app which can run on phone and […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

How to use Adaptive Tiles in Windows 10 Universal Apps.

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 […]

Adding Application Insights to a Windows 10 Universal App

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 […]

How to Implement Drag and Drop in Windows Universal Apps ?

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 […]

Inter App Communication – How to communicate between two Windows Universal Apps ?

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 […]

How to create App Service communication in Windows Universal Apps.

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 […]

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

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 […]