UWP apps should work great with any kind of input including the keyboard. That includes support for keyboard shortcuts and checking for the state the keys are in. It turns out however that there are some things we have to watch out for.
Updated November 2016 – .NET Framework 4.6.2 Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) apps have a bit harder life in the touch-enabled world. In WinRT apps, the touch keyboard shows up automatically when a text field gets focus so that the user can type without the need of a classic keyboard (no interrupting of her touch workflow). For