#ifdef SURFACE_HUB – one developer's guide | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Gian Paolo Santopaolo, a Windows MVP and developer lead of CollaBoard, stopped by to talk about the Surface Hub and share tools and tips for other developers building big screen experiences. Get his open source components from Github or NuGet SurfaceHub docs CollaBoard Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter #ifdef WINDOWS Nikola Metulev #ifdef […]

#ifdef PROGRESSIVE_WEB_APPS | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Jeff Burtoft from the web apps team shares some history about how Progressive Web Apps came to Windows and what it means to build great PWAs. PWA Builder Like, Share, Subscribe Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter Follow @ifdefWINDOWSFollow @metulev #ifdef PROGRESSIVE_WEB_APPS | #ifdef WINDOWS Source: MSDN Channel 9

#ifdef LottieUWP | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Lottie is a library that parses Adobe After Effects animations exported as json with Bodymovin and renders them natively on the client! Alexandre walked me through using LottieUWP for Windows apps.  Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter (@ifdefWINDOWS, @metulev)     #ifdef LottieUWP | #ifdef WINDOWS Source: MSDN Channel 9

#ifdef 3D_LAUNCHERS | glTF_TOOLKIT | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Roberto Sonnino and Tom Mignone from the Mixed Reality team discuss 3D launchers in Mixed Reality, glTF 3D assets and the glTF toolkit glTF toolkit Mixed Reality model sample app 3D launcher docs 3D deep links docs 3D launcher design guidance Avocado 3D Model   Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter (@ifdefWINDOWS, @metulev) #ifdef […]

#ifdef DEV_CENTER_ANALYTICS | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Dev Center analytics enable developers to measure success and generate learnings about how users use their creations, and allow for targeted actions to increase reach and continuously improve the overall experience. Learn more at https://aka.ms/ifdef-devcenter-analytics Dev Center Blogs Dev Center Insider Program Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter (@ifdefWINDOWS, @metulev) #ifdef DEV_CENTER_ANALYTICS | #ifdef […]

#ifdef SIMPLYGON – Optimizing 3D assets | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Simplygon enables developers to automate 3D assets optimization in the cloud with Azure. All devices have variant graphic performance and all 3D data is different. Simplygon can adapt 3D assets to run smooth on any platform. Get started at https://aka.ms/ifdef-simplygon-start Simplygon Cloud announcement Simplygon on Azure Marketplace Simplygon YouTube channel   Questions, comments, suggestions – comment […]

#ifdef MODERNIZE | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Leverage existing WPF / WinForms investments to bring a modern user experience that reaches new audiences enabled by Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, .NET Standard 2.0 and Visual Studio tooling Demo available on Github Other relevant resources:  – Porting to .NET Standard from .NET Framework – .NET Standard overview – .NET Standard GitHub repo – .NET […]