Microsoft is doing some important platform changes so that developers will be able to leverage more UWP features in their legacy desktop apps.
One open source champion has found a way to unlock the true power of Xbox by getting CLI Win32 apps running on the console
Microsoft's recent work on coming up with a unifying design language is now being extended to legacy Windows applications and programs as well.
IrfanView isn't a very pretty looking app, but it's got a simple premise - let you view and convert image files, and even do some light editing.
The development of an x86 emulation for ARM64 tech that would allow Microsoft to potentially enable the million plus strong library of Windows apps to run on ARM chips at some point.
Microsoft responded to Tim Sweeney, stating that the Universal Windows Platform is intended to be a fully open platform and that today's growing pains will resolve over time.