It is a common request from app developers to be able to display a confirmation dialog when their app is being closed. Although this scenario is becoming less and less relevant in days of mobile apps and cloud-based data, it is still useful in specific cases. In this article we will learn how to implement
The NavigationView control added in the Fall Creators Update of Windows 10 is a very useful tool for creating nice hamburger menu navigation that fits the guidelines of UWP apps. The control however includes a “header” area, that gives you a chance to provide a title of your page on the top. What if we
Zdá se, že Windows 10 Anniversary Update obsahuje skrytou chybu ve zpracování Resources unvitř ItemTemplate pro položky seznamů. Narazil jsem na ni při práci na UWP aplikaci a popíšu problém samotný spolu s řešením, kterým můžete zajistit, že se vaše aplikace bude chovat správně na všech verzích Windows 10.
It appears that the Anniversary Update has a hidden buggy behavior concerning Resources in ItemTemplates of list controls. I have hit this problem while working on an UWP app and I will describe the problem along with a workaround, which you can use to make sure your app will behave correctly on all versions of
There are countless times in the life of a Universal Windows Platform app developer when the “Transparent” color comes handy. However, it is good to remember that “Transparent” is still just a color, otherwise you can encounter some unwelcome surprises.
While developing mobile apps, you may encounter the need to clear or pop the navigation stack to remove specific pages from appearing when the user navigates back. Because MvvmCross framework has a lot of abstractions above the target operating systems, it does not contain a built-in mechanism to manipulate the back stack. How can we use the
The UWP ListView and ListBox controls can be used to present lists of items in the user interface. By default the items are left-aligned and take up just the space they require, which is unfortunate if you want to stretch them to the full available width of the list control. How to achieve that?
The CommandBar control is a vital component of UWP app design. It is an evolution of the AppBar concept, which was available ever since Windows Phone 7, but with UWP is much more feature complete. One thing that is still missing however is the option to choose the direction in which the command bar opens. Problem
Universal Windows Platform includes the ApplicationData API, that provides easy way to store and retrieve application and user settings. If you use it to read settings very often however, you might run into performance problems. How to deal with them?