Developing for Modern Windows

Tips, tricks, and guides for developing on modern Windows platforms

Posts Tagged: UI

Use a Single Handler for Multiple Buttons

This quick tip is for beginners, and works for any version of Windows modern apps (though the code might differ slightly in previous versions – this code is specifically for Windows 10 UWP apps). In my early projects I found… Continue Reading →

Detecting when the On-screen Keyboard is Active

When your Windows 8/8.1 app is running on a tablet and accepting keyboard input there is a fair chance that the software on-screen keyboard is being used. This is all well and good, except that the on-screen keyboard can take up a… Continue Reading →

Adjust your Windows 8.1 App’s Layout when the Screen Size Changes

Windows 8.1 has a new model for how much screen real estate apps can use. In Windows 8.0 your app could be in one of four states (landscape full screen, landscape ‘filled’, landscape snapped, and portrait full screen). In Windows… Continue Reading →