• Multiple windows in a WinRT app (8.1 and 10) [UPDATED]

    With Windows 8.1 appeared multitasking APIs allowing developers to use the Snap capabilities of Windows 8.0, expanded with Windows 8.1. Since then, apps like Mail can open an embedded link by opening a second window. This multi windowing capability even made Apple jealous, and it is rumored to be available...


  • Centered alignment of GridView Items

    I realized this isn't the easiest and most intuitive thing to do with XAML and WinRT, so here it is. The goal is to display items in the Center of a GridView. By design, they are aligned to the left, which may cause a blank space to be displayed on...


  • W10 APIs in a W8.1 app: Fullscreen mode

    A month ago, Microsoft announced a new Windows 10 SDK which provides hundreds of new APIs. I'll publish several blog posts on some of them I'm already using in my W10 apps, however, some big apps like VLC can't just forget about their W8.1 users (millions of them) and jump in...


  • Visual Studio Code

    As a MacBook Pro owner, I've been waiting for Visual Studio to land on OS X for a very, very long time. A year ago, this was a mere wish. Today, the New Microsoft proved again that everything's possible in this new Cloud first, Mobile first world. What's Visual Studio...


  • VLC Universal 1.3 - Changelog

    Hi everyone, Here's the changelog of VLC 1.3: http://git.videolan.org/?p=vlc-ports/winrt.git;a=blob_plain;f=NEWS;hb=HEAD