Universal Windows App Model

The Windows App Model team blog for the latest public updates, technical articles and success stories.

Create Secondary Tiles from your Desktop Application

Starting from the Insider Preview Build 16199 you can create SecondaryTiles directly from your...

Author: Vladimir Postel Date: 05/25/2017

Desktop Bridge: Creators Update

Overview The creators update is packed with new features for app developers and end users. These...

Author: Arian Ghotbi Date: 03/15/2017

Desktop Bridge: Smooth User Transition & Data Migration

Overview Users will be encouraged to download the store version of their desktop apps. If the user...

Author: Arian Ghotbi Date: 03/01/2017

CompactOverlay mode - aka Picture-in-Picture

Note: The new feature(s) covered in this post are available to Windows Insiders running build 15021...

Author: rkarman Date: 02/11/2017

How to ensure your toast notifications continue to work when converting your win32 app into a Windows Store app using project Centennial

[Originally posted by Lei Xu] As you may already know, developer can now bring their existing apps...

Author: Arian Ghotbi Date: 01/31/2017

“UWPDesktop” NuGet Package Version 14393

The UWPDesktop NuGet package is here to improve the developer experience with Visual Studio when...

Author: Vladimir Postel Date: 12/14/2016