The Windows 10 Creators Update and its SDK are Available


There is big news in April with the release of the Windows 10 Creators Update and its SDKs for developers. Here is a summary of the most exciting news.

We published a list of a few of the new and powerful capabilities in the Creators Update. These include enhancements to the visual layer, improvements to ink with ink analysis and improved recognition, more powerful and flexible APIs for the Surface Dial and amazing 3D experiences on HoloLens and new mixed reality headsets via the Windows Mixed Reality Platform.

Read about updating your tooling for Windows 10 Creators Update so you can submit your apps to the Windows Store in the wake of the Windows 10 Creators Update, build 15063.

With the Windows 10 Creators Update, we’ve made the sharing experience better than ever before and added new features for developers.

The UWP Community Toolkit 1.4 was also recently released and focuses on stabilizations and improvements on existing controls and services.

As you may know, desktop applications can be blurry or incorrectly sized when running on high-DPI screens, especially while docking or unlocking your computer or when using remote display technologies. Check out some of the improvements coming in the Windows 10 Creators Update to combat these problems.

We also updated the Maps platform for the Windows 10 Creators Update to give our maps a cleaner, more beautiful and realistic look so that it’s consistent between web and UWP apps.

This article outlines how Desktop Bridge applications can leverage the power of the Windows 10 Creators update.

Download Visual Studio to get started leveraging the Windows 10 Creators Update for your apps today!


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