Still writing traditional desktop applications? MFC, WinForms, WPF? They are doing what you need, so you don’t feel the need to move to UWP, but you are feeling left out of the new Windows 10 API’s? Wish you could have the best of both? Michael Crump’s new article was written for you! Calling Windows 10… Read More The ‘One Dev Question with Raymond Chen’ video series is part of the One Dev Minute channel. In this series, longtime Microsoft developer and semi-official Windows historian Raymond Chen covers a series of questions about Microsoft Windows development, team culture, and/or history. If you have additional questions for Raymond, please add your questions in… Read More This week on Channel 9, Nikola and Vlad discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:36] Vlad’s Long Lost… [01:23] First Wave of New Xbox Update Features Ship to Select Xbox Insiders Today [Scott Henson] [03:28] The Visual Studio Test Platform [#vstest] is now Open Source!, and, Open sourcing the VS Test… Read More This week on Channel 9, Nikola and guest host Dmitry Lyalin discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:19] Dmitry Lyalin, Visual Studio Toolbox, Follow @Lyalindotcom [01:44] Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 15003 Released [Clint Rutkas] [03:07] Windows Developer Day—Creators Update [03:31] Introducing PIX on Windows (beta) [Shawn Hargreaves] [05:10] Announcing “UWPDesktop” NuGet Package… Read More Have you ever wondered “How did that dev do that”? Listen to Patrick Abadi, founder of Panoramic Software, talk about his experiences developing Windows apps using Xamarin and .Net technologies. He explains how Xamarin helped them reuse 75% of their code as they bring their apps to other platforms. Sign up to be a… Read More Microsoft’s Ben Rudolph and Windows expert, Dave Kane, are giving us an exclusive look at some of the hottest new Windows 10 devices at CES. Source link… Read More This week on Channel 9, Vlad and Petri discuss the week’s top developer news, including; [00:37] How many ways is the face of tech changing? Guggs video provides great primer for CES 2017, CES 2017: LG unveils new Gram laptops powered by Windows 10, CES 2017: Toshiba debuts new Portégé X20W 2-in-1 convertible with… Read More Learn about Windows Information Protection. It’s a new security feature in Windows 10, and this video will show you how administrators use it to protect organizational data on devices. Also learn how to modify your app so that it respects Windows Information Protection data policies while keeping the users personal information safe from encryption.… Read More

For the first Hardware Friday post of the year lets start with highlight the must go to source for Windows IoT samples… ms-iot/samples Windows 10 IoT Core Samples “To download Windows 10 IoT Core, visit our Get Started page To download these samples, click the Clone or Download button above How to contribute We greatly… Read More

Earlier this month, Steve Smith show off a Windows/File Explorer trick that’s been around since at least Windows 7, that I now show it people to blow their minds… Open Command or Powershell Window From Explorer “Command line tools are becoming increasingly popular, so this tip may save you some time. On Windows, there are… Read More