On August 29th, the Windows Dev Center got a massive feature set upgrade. Included among these new features was the announcement of the Microsoft Store Services Engagement Framework. Like the name implies, this is a new framework put out by the Store team enabling developers to better engage with their users – and new store… Read More »
In my previous post I talked about how to get a dynamic set of content chunked up in to batches that could then be displayed in a static grid, stacked within an items control. This works great if your dataset is evenly divisible by the number of items in your grid, but what if it’s… Read More »
On a recent project, we wanted to lay out some dynamic content in a very specific way, and have that repeat a la the USA Today app for Windows 10. The main challenge facing us when doing this is that Grid isn’t an ‘ItemsControl’ and therefore can’t be bound to a collection of data. So… Read More »
I’m working on a new Windows 10 UWP at the present and went to set up my CI builds in, of course, Visual Studio Online. But it wasn’t as straightforward as I’d hoped.
Yes, Dear Reader, this actually happened. Now, I as much as the next dev will not beat around the bush when it comes to acknowledging there’s a problem with “crap apps” on the Windows (Phone) Store. But is there a platform that doesn’t have this problem? I doubt it. Shall we have a look? Yes.… Read More »