Author Archives: Christophe Nasarre

WinmdDiff 1.4: to diff or not to diff?…

I’ve updated WinmdDiff to version 1.4 (x86 | x64) with a single new feature: if you don’t provide an “old” folder, the tool dumps the public types and members of the .winmd files in the “new” folder. No big deal.

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WinmdDiff 1.2 to list new types and members in Windows API

Download updated version 1.3 with bug fix and types as comment in .csv generated file (x86 | x64) The different builds of Windows 10 are available for month now via the Windows Insider program with the Visual Studio 2015 RC. In … Continue reading

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Figure out deprecated WinRT 8.1 types and members with the DeprecatedApi tool

Download (x86 | x64) UPDATE: a new version has been published with the existing types (that include deprecated member) in bold to make them more visible In a previous post, I made available the WinmdDiff tool to list the new … Continue reading

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Using WinRT in a Desktop App – a new video post!

While I was on vacation, I prepared the next episode of our Windows Store Apps Development series has been published. You’ll find demos, code and tools to help you write better Desktop applications with WinRT! Enjoy!

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New MSDN Magazine article about debugging Windows Store Apps

I’ve reviewed a nice article about debugging Windows Store Apps for Robert Evans, a collegue of mine at Microsoft with whom we publish video blog posts. I’m pleased to announce that it is now available for your reading in the September … Continue reading

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DualApi Finder or listing winRT types usable by Desktop Apps

Download DualApiFinder In a previous post, I explained how to use the WinRT API in Desktop applications with Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate. I will soon provide an update for Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 on http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mspfe. Meanwhile, you should … Continue reading

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Handling termination in WinRT – new video post!

While I’m on vacation, the next episode of our Windows Store Apps Development series has been published. As usual, you’ll find demos, code and tools to help you write better Windows Store Apps for your users! Enjoy!

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