Videos

UWP-001 – Series Introduction

3 years ago
In this introductory video, Bob will explain the purpose and intended audience for this series of lessons, what to expect, how to get the most out of it, what tools you’ll need and pre-requisites before starting. Lesson source code: none for this lesson Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: aka.ms/absBeginnerWin10pdf

The Universal Windows Platform

3 years ago
Take a look at how Windows 10 brings a single platform experience to many different devices and how Windows tooling and .NET Native provide developers with a great opportunity to create amazing apps.

UWP-002 – Creating your First Universal Windows Platform App

3 years ago
Every journey begins with a single step, and here you’ll build your first "Hello World" style app. You’ll see how to create user interfaces by utilizing the Toolbox and the special XAML designer pane. Furthermore, you’ll handle an event and write C# to react to that event. Simple, but powerful ideas to get you started. […]

UWP-080 – Series Wrap Up

3 years ago
In this final video of the series, Bob congratulates you and shows you were to go for more information about the Universal Windows Platform. Lesson source code: none for this lesson Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: Coming Soon

Episode 142: A UWP Visual Studio Shell Experiment by Thomas Claudius Huber

1 year ago
We talk with Thomas Claudius Huber about using UWP to recreate the Visual Studio Shell. We reveal the gender of the Windows Insider Ninja cat. Password rules are BS. And the Azure Window collapses into the sea.   Subscribe in any podcast app by searching for "ms dev show"   Subscribe on YouTube ➥: www.youtube.com/c/MSDevShow?sub_confirmation=1 […]

UWP-012 – Laudable Layout Challenge: Solution

3 years ago
This is the solution video (one possible solution) to the Laudable Layout Challenge. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-012/UWP-012 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: aka.ms/absBeginnerWin10pdf

UWP-058 – UWP Weather – Setup and Working with the Weather API

3 years ago
In this second video, Bob gets started by creating the project and focusing on how to retrieve data from the weather API. He demonstrates how to deserialize the JSON returned from the weather service into an object graph of classes created to represent the data structures in the JSON, and also how to use the […]

UWP-020 – Common XAML Controls – Part 1

3 years ago
There are so many controls in the Toolbox that we’ve not used up until now. This video will put new tools in our toolbox providing us with new user input options. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-020/UWP-020 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: aka.ms/absBeginnerWin10pdf

UWP-024 – Hamburger Heaven Challenge: Solution

3 years ago
This is the solution video (one possible solution) to the Hamburger Heaven challenge. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-024/UWP-024 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: aka.ms/absBeginnerWin10pdf

UWP-007 – Understanding XAML Schemas and Namespace Declarations

3 years ago
Bob tackles "the top of the page" where the XAML namespace declarations are generated by default in a new page template. He explains why schemas exist, how they help the produce and consumer of the XML to communicate, and more. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-007/UWP-007 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: aka.ms/absBeginnerWin10pdf

UWP-025 – Common XAML Controls – Part 2

3 years ago
In this second installment of a tour through the Toolbox, we learn about date input controls, progress bars and rings, and more. Lesson source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10/tree/master/UWP-025/UWP-025 Full series source code: github.com/Windows-Readiness/AbsoluteBeginnersWin10 PDF: aka.ms/absBeginnerWin10pdf

UWP-042 – Utilizing User Controls as Data Templates

3 years ago
User Controls allow you to encapsulate common passages of XAML that you intend to use frequently, whether on a single page or across the entire app. However, User Controls are most helpful when you want to change the size of the data template for a GridView or ListView when employing an adaptive layout. This video […]