Rename Existing Project

A few places where the re-naming needs to occur (not a definitive list of how to, but as we find them!) Menu > Debug > [Project] Properties > Application Assembly Name Assembly Information Package Manifest

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Issues – Getting Project To Run

Setting target version (to match the OS version running on your device) Right click project > Properties > Application > Targeting If you need a new version Visual Studio > Menu > Tools > Extensions & Updates > Online Visual Studio Can’t find device Right click project > Properties > Debug > Start options > […]

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Capability Declarations for your App

Lots of things are blocked by default for UWP.  You have to enable the capabilities needed by your app in "Package.appxmanifest" Some can be altered using the Capabilities tab of this file in visual mode, but others require you to edit it in code mode (right click > view code) Full list of capabilities https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-gb/windows/uwp/packaging/app-capability-declarations […]

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Running The Application

Running The Application On Your Device Select ‘Remote Machine’ from the run target drop down. Your device will likely be in the Auto Detected box. Alternatively enter the IP address of the device. Changing IP address later To change the device IP address select Menu > Debug > [your project name] Properties… We also have […]

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main() function

"App.xaml" contains the class code that initialises the project and is the logical equivalent of main(). Constructor Effectively the app’s main method. The plumbing that makes it the app’s entry point is enabled by an “Entry point” setting in the package manifest (on the Application tab). When you create a project, Visual Studio automatically sets […]

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Splash Screen

See here: http://iot-developer.net/windows-iot/uwp-programming-in-c/projects-general/releasing-project      

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Setting Up For Programming in C#

Ensure you have installed the latest Windows 10 SDK https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/downloads/windows-10-sdk Other things to install Visual Studio > Menu > Tools > Get tools and features > Individual components SDKs, libraries, and frameworks: Windows 10 SDK (#.#.#.#) for UWP: C#, VB, JS Windows 10 IoT Core Project Templates Configure The Windows IoT Core device To be […]

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Creating A New Project

Development Platform Download the latest free Visual Studio community edition from Microsoft. When installing ensure the “Universal Windows Platform development” option is included. Create A New Project Menu > File > New Project Visual C# > Blank App (Universal Windows) Give the project and name and location and create it. The version of Windows 10 […]

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