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Using Composition Animations in your #uwp app

As we speak a new version of Daily Mail Online is being published to store. I am not going to discuss the content rather stick with code. 608 more words

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All new Daily Mail Online #UWP #Windows10 app now available in store

In November 2015, I joined MailOnline and created their first Windows Phone and Windows 10 app. It was a standard XAML app following MVVM pattern etc etc. 297 more words

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More on #UWPCommunityToolkit CacheBase #uwpdev

In the first version of UWP Community Toolkit, we only had ImageCache which had its origin in Windows App Studio. A few issues were raised to optimise it and one mentioned extensible cache that can be used to create any case. 252 more words

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VideoCache #uwp #uwpdev

Earlier today (10 mins ago), we were discussing looping animated previews (rolling video frames) for articles and that maybe we should create a cache to prevent it being downloaded over and over again. 238 more words

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Diving deep into C++ /CX and WinRT | Build 2012 | Channel 9

Learn all about the new component extensions to C++, that help target the Windows Runtime Library. Learn when to use WRL directly and when to use the components extension. 15 more words

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Media playback controls and strange behaviour of transport controls #uwp

Windows 10 WinRT API introduced ability to query whether a certain class, method, property etc were supported during run-time or not. This would allow applications to conditionally do things rather than crashing out due to unsupported API. 5,479 more words

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Remember ScrollViewer Position

Often in Windows 8 apps the user will be presented with long horizontal groups of content. After having navigated to these items, and then returning to the original page there is no built in functionality to remember where in the list that the user scrolled to. 123 more words