Adventures in Desktop App Conversion

The Desktop App Converter (or Project Centennial) is a way of packaging up traditional desktop applications in appx format for the Windows 10 store. You would commonly use it for modernising an existing app. This allows you to take advantage of store distribution and incrementally add modern functionality to it. My requirement was a little… Continue reading Adventures in Desktop App Conversion

GitHub Latest

While I prepare to refresh my main machine with Windows 10 Creator’s Update and the latest Visual Studio and Xamarin updates I thought I’d throw together a summary of open-source progress since I last blogged:- Since the announcement of CodePlex’s upcoming retirement I’ve been moving projects across to GitHub. 32feet and my Compact Framework archive… Continue reading GitHub Latest

All New Clipboarder

My free Clipboarder app for Windows Phone has now (finally) been re-written as a universal Windows 10 app. It’s currently available across all Windows 10 platforms (except Xbox but that seems fairly logical!). The app provides a share target allowing you to share data from modern apps to the clipboard to be pasted into any… Continue reading All New Clipboarder