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A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (01) The Universal Windows Platform

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (01) The Universal Windows Platform

2 years ago
Take a look at how Windows 10 brings a single platform experience to many different devices and how Windows tooling and .NET Native provide developers with a great opportunity to create amazing apps. [02:40] – A single platform [48:25] – Developer experience [57:35] – Template 10
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (02) Store & Monetization

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (02) Store & Monetization

2 years ago
Investigate the new Windows Store, a single store for all of the different types of Windows apps, and explore some of the opportunities for monetization, such as advertising and in-app purchases. [00:23] – One store [13:55] – Monetization strategies
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (03) XAML Controls

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (03) XAML Controls

2 years ago
Look at how XAML (both WPF and WinRT XAML) is being used and embraced around the world, and investigate how XAML controls are used in a UWP app to accomplish your Windows 10 design considerations. [00:46] – The emerging XAML story [06:42] – Controls in the XAML toolbox [53:27] – Screenshot walkthroughs
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (04) XAML Data Binding

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (04) XAML Data Binding

2 years ago
Explore data binding within a XAML-based UWP app, starting out with basic data binding and then looking into some new features and techniques, like compiled binding, available with Visual Studio 2015. [00:52] – Data binding basics [18:32] – Compiled binding
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (05) XAML Performance

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (05) XAML Performance

2 years ago
See how to improve the performance of your app UI by taking advantage of XAML features, like progressive rendering and deferred loading. [01:11] – What is performance? [08:04] – Progressive rendering [14:00] – Deferred loading
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (06) Adaptive Design

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (06) Adaptive Design

2 years ago
Examine the Microsoft design language, design principles for Windows 10, and how Windows makes design easier for developers with adaptive controls. See how to approach designing your own UWP apps. [02:44] – The Microsoft design language [12:54] – How Windows makes design easier [22:37] – What am I designing? [30:39] – Techniques to adapt
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (07) Adaptive UI

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (07) Adaptive UI

2 years ago
Move from a discussion of UWP design to an investigation of adaptive UI implementation. Review the adaptive UI story for Windows 10 UWP apps, and then explore View States, Adaptive Triggers, and more. [00:53] – The adaptive story [07:14] – Adaptive tooling
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (08) Adaptive Code

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (08) Adaptive Code

2 years ago
Dig deeper into the code that supports the ability of UWP apps to run on any Windows 10 device and to provide a great user experience. Look at the Platform Extension SDKs and then move to adaptive code. [01:54] – Windows 8.1 look-back [12:29] – Platform Extension SDKs [27:26] – Adaptive Code and API Versions […]
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (09) File Management

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (09) File Management

2 years ago
See how to implement file management using the available local folders. Find out more about roaming, and then look at how to access other storage folders/locations, using file pickers. [00:36] – Where are files? [10:54] – Basic Data Storage [25:13] – Known Folder [27:51] – File Open/Save Picker [34:52] – AccessCache
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (10) SQLite Local Database

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (10) SQLite Local Database

2 years ago
Check out local database options that are available to UWP app developers, and learn why you might want to use them. Look into how to implement database transactions, relations, and constraints. [09:51] – SQLitePCL The basic [19:51] – Transactions, relations and other constraints [28:10] – Tools
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (11) App to App Communication

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (11) App to App Communication

2 years ago
See how app-to-app communication will work in your UWP apps. Get some context to how this worked in Windows 8.1, and then review URI activation, sending files, query URI support, and App Services. [01:28] – App to App in Windows 8. [05:33] – App to App in Windows 10 UW
A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (12) Localizing Your App

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10: (12) Localizing Your App

2 years ago
Explore the importance of localizing your apps, and then hear how to implement localization of text and graphics. Learn how to install and use the Multilingual Toolkit. [01:14] – Locaization [16:44] – Multilingual toolkit