How to port desktop applications to .NET Core 3.0 | On .NET

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With every subsequent release, .NET Core continues to improve with greater levels performance, security and new features that help enhance developer workflow. In .NET Core 3.0, developers will see tons of improvements around our capabilities to build Cloud, Web, IoT, and Machine Learning applications. One of the biggest enhancements will also be support for Windows […]

Integrating UWP components into Win32 applications | On .NET

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XAML Islands enables Windows developers to integrate UI components from the Universal Windows Platform (UWP) in their existing Win32 Applications. This includes Windows Forms and also WPF. In this episode, Alexandre Zollinger Chohfi and Miguel Ramos join us to talk about XAML Islands, and show us how it all plugs together. [01:13] – What does […]

Exploring the Fluent Design System | On .NET

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The Fluent Design System empowers creators to design applications that feel natural on the devices people use; from tablets to laptops to television. In this episode, Paul Gusmorino (@pag3rd) comes to share some of the motivations behind creating the Fluent Design system, and also shows how it supports different interaction models across devices. [00:45] – […]

The Windows Community Toolkit | On .NET

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The Windows Community Toolkit is a collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services. In this episode, Senior Program Manager Nikola Metulev (@metulev) comes on the show to give us a walk through some of the useful tools inside of the toolkit [01:19] – Getting started with the Windows Community Toolkit [02:10] – Exploring […]

UI Automation with WinAppDriver – Preview into 1.1 | #ifdef WINDOWS

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Hassan Uraizee stopped by to talk about what’s new with WinAppDriver – a UI Test Automation framework for Windows apps – https://aka.ms/ifdef-winappdriver   Questions, comments, suggestions – comment below or on Twitter   #ifdef WINDOWS: https://twitter.com/ifdefWINDOWSNikola Metulev: https://twitter.com/metulev UI Automation with WinAppDriver – Preview into 1.1 | #ifdef WINDOWS Source: MSDN Channel 9

#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 […]