AAD B2C with UWP WinUI 3 SDK

So I've been working with an internal customer on leveraging Azure Active Directory B2C. I noticed that the demo code is a bit dated so I thought I would put together some updated guidance. It's been a while since I worked with UWP apps so I thought I would reboot that as well and get … Continue reading AAD B2C with UWP WinUI 3 SDK

Code Drop: TripleA for Windows 10

Over the weekend I spent a little bit of time working on an open source game that I’ve discussed in a pervious post. It’s called TripleA (Axis And Allies, hence three A’s). I’ve been working on a Universal Windows Platform version of this extremely flexible and powerful turn-based strategy game framework. I’ve finished implementing the … Continue reading Code Drop: TripleA for Windows 10

Hidden XAML Feature: Dependency Properties on Converters

Over the years I’ve written my fair share of BooleanToVisibilityConverter classes. The are so drop dead to implement if you are bootstrapping a small project or proof-of-concept it almost doesn’t make sense to add a nugget package just to bring in a standard BooleanToVisibilityConverter. However, after using the UWP Toolkit’s implementation, I might just change … Continue reading Hidden XAML Feature: Dependency Properties on Converters

TripleA for UWP: Cross-Platform Turn-Based Strategy Game

I started a new open source project where I am going to be experimenting with creating a UWP client application that takes full advantage of the Windows stack in a cross-form factor way. I will be doing custom tailoring of the game experience for Mobile, Desktop, Xbox One, and HoloLens experiences. The open source project … Continue reading TripleA for UWP: Cross-Platform Turn-Based Strategy Game

Getting started with HockeyApp SDK for UWP

So after going on a hiatus from building any new UWP Apps, I come back to find the instrumentation space nearly as confusing as when I left it 9 months ago. Back in March Microsoft—in all their wisdom—decided to neuter Application Insights from working with ‘Device Apps’ in favor of their latest acquisition ‘HockeyApp’. This … Continue reading Getting started with HockeyApp SDK for UWP