Tag Archives: protocol association

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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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 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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