Category: Universal Windows App

Can you run a Windows 10 Universal Apps on Windows 8.1 ?

This is one of the frequently asked question by most of the developers who are new to Windows 10 App development. Can you run a Windows 10 Universal Apps on Windows 8.1 ? In simple words , NO. The other way around i.e building Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Universal App will ensure that your app will run fine on both Windows 8.1 and…

How to Turnoff Frame rate counter in UWP App ?

You can turn off the frame rate counter in your Universal Windows Platform (UAP) apps by following the below steps. How to Turnoff Frame rate counter in UWP App ? 1. Open your UWP project built using C# and XAML in Visual Studio. 2. From Visual Studio Solution explorer , open App.xaml.cs. 3. Set the DebugSettings.EnableFrameRateCounter property with the false false. as shown below.

Creating a Button in UWP app by specifying the namespace as one of the attributes of button

You can add a button in your Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app by simply adding the Button tag in the Xaml page. You will notice that the Namespace “http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation” is already referred in the Page element. You can add a button in the UWP app page by specifying the namespace as one of the attributes of button instead of specifying it at the page level….

Defining URLs in the UWP hosted Web apps

When developing the UWP hosted Web Apps for Windows 10 , you can define the URLs that your hosted web app can include and exclude . Defining URLs in the UWP hosted Web apps You generally define this in the app package manifest file by setting the Application Content URI Rules (ACURs) as shown below.

Adding a WinJS control in JavaScript code in Windows 10 App

You can add the WinJS control to the page in the markup page or from your javascript code. How to add a WinJS control in your JavaScript code for Windows 10 Apps ? Add the element in the markup (HTML page) that will host your control. <div id=”element”></div> In your JavaScript code , retreive the element using the document.getElementById method. var containerElement = document.getElementById(“element”); You…

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