Category Archives: .NET

Suspend and Resume in WinRT – new video post!

The next episode of our Windows Store Apps Development series is out with a lot of video demos and code related to Suspend/Resume with WinRT. Enjoy and see you soon at //build for Windows 8.1 Preview!

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Inter-Process Silent Communication in WinRT – Part 4

The previous posts detailed how file and protocol associations allow Windows Store Apps and Desktop Apps to activate each other. There is one drawback in both mechanisms: the end user switches back and forth from Desktop and Modern UI mode when … Continue reading

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New video episode on MSDN about activation pitfalls with WinRT

I have to apologize for the delay to publish the third and last part of my Interprocess Communication posts: it should be out next week. However, I had valid reasons: I was preparing the new episode of the series that … Continue reading

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Inter-Process communication with protocol association in WinRT – Part 3

The previous post presented how file association is used to exchange information between Windows Store Apps (WSAs) and Desktop Apps (DAs). The same kind of feature can be provided by the protocol association. WARNING: all these techniques are violating the point … Continue reading

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Inter-Process Communication with file association in WinRT – Part 2

The previous post presented the WinRT Contracts that are available to exchange information between WSAs and WSAs/DAs. It is time to dig into the details of leveraging the file association feature of Windows to let one application activate another application. … Continue reading

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Inter-Process Communication with WinRT – Part 1

Since the pre-release of Windows 8 at the Microsoft BUILD conference in 2011, I’ve been investigating the different ways for a Windows Store App (WSA in the rest of the post) to interact with either other WSAs or Desktop Apps … Continue reading

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BUILD conference session about Windows Store Apps and WinRT

While I’m finishing a post about Inter-Process Communication in WinRT, here is a list of sessions related to Windows Store Application for those who were not lucky enough to attend the last BUILD conference in Redmond. For each, you’ll find … Continue reading

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