Quickstart: Sending an alarm in Windows 10

In Windows 10 UWP, alarms are simply Toast notifications with the “alarm” scenario. And to make an alarm appear at a specific time, you use a scheduled Toast notification. Quick Summary If you are already familiar with sending scheduled Toast notifications, you need to do two things, (1) use the “alarm” scenario on the Toast…

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How to ensure your toast notifications continue to work when converting your win32 app into a Windows Store app using project Centennial

Note that if you follow the guidance in the latest documentation for desktop toasts, you don’t need to worry about any of this. The compat library takes care of the differences between Centennial and classic Win32. As you may already know, developer can now bring their existing apps and games to the Windows Store with…

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What’s new for Toast notifications and Action Center in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

In the most recent Windows 10 Anniversary Update, numerous improvements have been made to Toast notifications and Action Center. Toast supports full Adaptive: In the previous release, Toasts only supported a limited set of Adaptive schema (text and image). With the Anniversary Update, Toast notifications support the full Adaptive schema. Developers can now make Toast…

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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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