PasswordVault.Add may fail on Windows 10

  I am slightly embarrassed by the length of time since my last blog post. But never mind, here I am again! I’ve been working on a customer issue lately where an existing Windows Store app was failing on Windows 10. Initially the app, which ran fine on Windows 8.1 was crashing when installed and…

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Windows Store Developer Solutions team blogs and videos

The Windows Store Developer Solutions team is a global team within Microsoft Developer support that provides technical support to Microsoft’s customers developing Windows Store and Phone apps. The team authors and blog series here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/wsdevsol/ and a video series here: https://channel9.msdn.com/Series/Windows-Store-Developer-Solutions  HTH Doug

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Windows 8.1 developer roadmap and video series

Ibrahim Kivanc has an excellent Windows 8.1 developer roadmap available here and is also currently running a series of 10 weekly video sessions on Windows 8.1 Store app development.  A great set of resources if you need to build your Windows Store app developer skills! HTH Doug

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Upcoming Windows 8 APP Mashup webcasts

If you are developing Windows 8 apps, there are some upcoming webcasts in June that looks useful: https://aka.ms/AppMashOnline “Join Microsoft Technical Evangelists for four app mashup webcasts designed to walk you through start to finish for your Windows 8 app in one hour. Featuring starter kits based on APIs from Yelp, Stackoverflow, Mashery, Facebook, Twitter…

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Windows Store app solutions and tips for certification

Our team within Microsoft Global Business Support that supports developer writing Windows Store apps and Windows Phone apps have a team blog here. This is multi-contributor blog that offers advice and ideas on solving some of the common scenarios that our support teams see customers trying to work through. One of the areas that is…

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What to do if you have problems with a Windows Store app

If you or one of the users of a Windows Store app you’ve developed are having problems with the app, a good starting point may be the Apps troubleshooter that is available. If you go to this page: What to do if you have problems with an app you’ll find some useful advice on what…

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Windows Store app crash reports now provided with certification feedback

Great to see that we are now going to provide crash reports to help you certify your Windows Store app. In other words if the certification report comes back indicating that it crashed in some way during testing, we’ll now provide more detail about the nature of the crash. The post also points to documentation…

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What is a Microsoft account?

Useful short, new video here explaining what a Microsoft account is. HTH Doug

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