Developing for Modern Windows

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Posts Tagged: file

Open your App with a File Association (Windows 10 UWP)

When you double-click an .mp3 file you expect your music player to play the song; when you double-click an .xls file you expect Excel to open the spreadsheet. Wouldn’t it be cool to do this in your own Universal Windows… Continue Reading →

Serialize / Deserialize an Object to an XML File (Windows Universal apps 8.1)

WinRT’s built-in XML serialization makes it easy to save and load data in .xml files. This article will show you how to store an arbitrary object in an .xml file, and then how to load that data back. Typical uses… Continue Reading →