Check out our weekly Windows 10 Mobile news recap series, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s mobile operating system.
The interment drama of the Netflix app disappearing from the Windows Store appears to be nothing more than a handful of unfortunate users encountering a glitch in the Windows Store.
Microsoft is targeting some of its unsung heroes from the Windows Phone days by helping them transition their apps over to the new world of Windows 10 UWP apps.
The Windows Dev team have written up a porting guide to migrate Silverlight apps to UWP, but the bridge is a lot faster!
Microsoft has been actively working to finalize options for off-platform developers whose apps are currently running on Android and iOS to boost application support for Windows 10 Mobile’s release. But, as we’ve seen, the Android porting bridge, codenamed Astoria, has been shelved with no active timeframe for completion. Meanwhile, the port bridge for Win32 apps, […]
Mobilize.NET has released a preview for its Universal Windows Platform bridge, a Visual Studio extension that helps Windows Phone developers convert their Silverlight-based apps to Universal apps. Mobilize.NET, a small software company that produces developer tools catering to Microsoft platform developers, showed off this tool at the recent Build 2015 conference. It works by taking […]
If you are running an outdated version of Microsoft Silverlight, now might be a good time to update it. According to a new data from Cisco, Silverlight exploits are on the rise. If you happen to use Netflix, you are likely using Silverlight. Netflix runs in web browsers with the help of Microsoft Silverlight, a […]
Netflix is proposing on changing the extensions in which videos stream throughout their website by ditching the Silverlight plugin for the new and more reliable HTML5.
Microsoft is looking to expand its Silverlight web platform to Xbox 360, according to a recent job advertisement placed by the company.
“Silverlight is looking to hire motivated developers with a passion for creating ground breaking multiscreen platform experiences now targeting the Xbox,” the advertisement reads. Silverlight is used in “thousands of applications developed for Windows Phone 7, social network applications such as Seesmic, or powering the largest premium internet movie service through Netflix. With our next wave of releases we are looking to increase by an order of magnitude our usage, customer base and reach.”