Windows 10 App insights with Cortana

“Hello World”! My need was to quickly visualize a report of one of my published apps in the Windows Store. I just wanted a quick way to see the rating, the number of reviews and the active users. These information were all already available but scattered over many websites: mobile engagement, hockey app and windows…

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How to programmatically get App reviews from Windows Store

“Hello World”! We just announced the availability of the Windows Store analytics API. With these APIs you can get many useful information directly from the Windows Store, without the need to pick up a browser and login in the Dev Center. More important, you can now programmatically access to these information! Let’s see, for example,…

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UWP Windows 10 App, Windows startup size and full screen

“Hello World”! In some scenarios you might want to launch your brand new Windows 10 app with a specific size and/or you might want to set a minimum size in order to properly code the adaptive UI layer. To launch your view with a specific size you first need to change the default startup mode: ApplicationView.PreferredLaunchWindowingMode…

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UWP Windows 10 App, TitleBar and Status bar customization

“Hello World”! Customize the title bar of your Universal App for Windows 10 is quite easy, but you need to write different code for PC and Mobile.  The class that allows you to customize the title bar: when running on a PC is called TitleBar when running on a Mobile is called StatusBar Before to…

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