NotificationsExtensions updated for Anniversary Update of Windows 10!

The Anniversary Update of Windows 10 brings a number of new Toast/Tile features. We’ve updated NotificationsExtensions (a NuGet package) to support these new features, and we also converged the Tile and Toast Adaptive content, so that you can share code between notifications. New version number Install NotificationsExtensions.Win10 version 14332.0.0 or higher. The major version number…

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Quickstart: Sending a weather Tile and Toast Notification

In the Anniversary Update of Windows 10, we’ve made Toast Notifications as visually-capable as Live Tiles. In this Quickstart, we’ll show you how can re-use your Tile Notification’s 5-day weather forecast to send a Toast Notification displaying the forecast. Wide Live Tile Toast Notification 1. Install UWP Community Toolkit NuGet package In order to create…

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Embed a live tile in your Windows 10 app!

Have you ever wanted to display a preview of your live tile in your app’s settings page, so the user can instantly see how your various settings will affect their live tile? Introducing the PreviewTile control! The PreviewTile is a XAML control that replicates the Start tiles, and fully supports displaying adaptive tile notifications. This…

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What’s new for Adaptive Tile Templates in Windows 10 Version 1511

For 1511, we’ve added a number of small features and improvements to Adaptive Tile Templates. This post summarizes everything that’s new. See the Adaptive Tile Templates documentation to learn more. Circle crop for peek and background images You can now use the hint-crop=”circle” attribute on peek and background images. Previously you could only use it…

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Introducing Notifications Visualizer for Windows 10

Notifications Visualizer is a new universal app in the Store that helps developers design adaptive live tiles for Windows 10. The app provides instant visual previews of your tile while editing, similar to Visual Studio’s XAML editor/design view. Your payload is also checked for errors, ensuring you create a valid tile payload. Developers will find…

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Introducing the Notifications library for Windows 10!

The Notifications library from the UWP Community Toolkit allows you to generate tile, toast, and badge notifications in an object-oriented fashion, instead of directly dealing with messy XML. The library fully supports adaptive tiles/toasts and interactive toast notifications, and is officially built and maintained by the team at Microsoft who owns notifications. (This library was…

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Adaptive Tile Templates – Schema and Documentation

Adaptive tile templates are a new feature in Windows 10, allowing you to easily specify content on your tile notifications without being limited to the preset templates we previously provided in the “tile template catalog”. You can still use most of those legacy templates from the catalog (some like ImageCollection no longer work), but adaptive…

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Archived: Adaptive Tile Templates – Schema and Documentation (10240)

Adaptive tile templates are a new feature in Windows 10, allowing you to easily specify content on your tile notifications without being limited to the preset templates we previously provided in the “tile template catalog”. You can still use those legacy templates from the catalog, but adaptive tile templates allow you to design your own…

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