• XAML Islands - A deep dive - Part 1

    14 days ago - By Windows

    XAML Islands is a technology that enables Windows developers to use new pieces of UI from the Universal Windows Platform on their existing Win32 Applications, including Windows Forms and WPF technologies. This allows them to gradually modernize their apps at their own pace, making use of their current code as much as they want.
    Background: How did we get here?
    In 2012, with Windows 8, we introduced a new framework to modernize the Win32 APIs called Windows Runtime, with many new UI Controls. These UI Controls were part of the visual framework called XAML, which is part of the Windows...
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