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Fast File Enumeration with Partially Initialized StorageFiles

Summary: Enumerating files in a directory is now 10x faster for certain scenarios in RS3 Requires only a small change to existing code Backwards compatible with your existing codebase Intro Frequently when UWP developers talk to me about quickly accessing files, it comes down to a common pattern: Getting the filename and properties for a… Read more

Build 2017 Code Samples

UPDATE DECEMBER 2017 Hi everyone, thanks for watching our build talk and following the link to the code sample. At this time I have even more bad news. As many of you suspected, the code for using CreateFile2 to access brokered locations was pulled from the Fall Creators Update at the last minute. There were… Read more