Developing for Modern Windows

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

Universal Apps

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 →

Quick tips for Windows 10 UWP Development

I keep seeing (and having) the same problems crop up for people getting started with Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app development, so what follows is a FAQ-like post of quick answers. How can I deploy to a non-RTM phone from RTM… Continue Reading →

Title Bar Back Button in Windows 10 UWP

You’ve had a chance to play around with the final Windows 10 release for about a week now, and you’re probably wondering how to implement some of the new functionality in Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. In this quick post… Continue Reading →

Multi-Branded Apps in Visual Studio (Windows 10 UWP)

Follow the techniques in this article to build multiple branded apps (e.g. several sports apps for different teams) from a single Visual Studio solution. What will we Do? In this tutorial I’ll show you three techniques for creating a multi-branded app… Continue Reading →