A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10 – Store & Monetization

I am taking the Developer's Guide to Windows 10 challenge on Microsoft Virtual Academy. Here is an overview of the second module Store & Monetization. What's new in Windows Store? 4 different stores for Apps, Music, Video and Xbox Games in Windows 8 coming together in a single store in Windows 10 One super store … Continue reading A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10 – Store & Monetization

A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10 – The Universal Windows Platform

I am taking the Developer's Guide to Windows 10 challenge on Microsoft Virtual Academy. Here is an overview of the first module The Universal Windows Platform. The convergence journey of Windows, all leading up to Windows 10. Windows 10 device support. UWP is a single API surface. The same on all devices. Apps target the platform. … Continue reading A Developer’s Guide to Windows 10 – The Universal Windows Platform

ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D vs. ControlPaint.DrawBorder

I investigated a strange issue this week and also asked the question on Stackoverflow: ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D wrong location and size when zooming. Thank you to the nice people who read my question, had patience until I explained what I meant and posted answers that lead to the final solution. The problem There is a difference in the … Continue reading ControlPaint.DrawBorder3D vs. ControlPaint.DrawBorder

Box2DX in Windows Runtime Component

I've been working on my sample game app for Windows 8 for some time now, prototyping and learning app development. My user interface is a Windows 8 XAML project and I picked the Windows Runtime Component as my business logic because, among others, I am also considering to swap the UI with HTML 5 and … Continue reading Box2DX in Windows Runtime Component