Developing for Modern Windows

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


Get a GPS Location from an Address String (WinRT 8.1 Universal)

In a Windows Universal 8.1 app it’s easy to find the GPS co-ordinates of a text address. This is a follow-up to my previous post where I showed how to get the text address for a GPS location. How Does… Continue Reading →

Get the Device’s GPS Co-ordinates (Windows Universal App 8.1)

WinRT’s GeoLocation API gives your apps easy access to a device’s current location. This even works on devices that don’t have GPS built in (Windows can get an approximate location based on information available, such as WiFi signals, IP address,… Continue Reading →