Please create a tool to convert WP8 Silverlight to Runtime app.
Create a tool to migrate as much code that is compatible with universal app and mark with the error that is not compatible. This facilitates a basic migration at first then we can concentrate on improving the app for the new interface.775 votes
There are a number of efforts in process to help developers bring their Windows Phone Silverlight apps to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).
Rudy Huyn has announced an upcoming effort he’s working on to make this possible, and Windows showed off a tool that will help developers bridge their WP Silverlight code into the UWP. More information coming on this as we hear more.
Support for Wifi-Direct enables a lot of user experiences like fast device to device communication. It is supported on Windows 8 and I really hope this will be added soon to Windows Phone.272 votes
As part of the WinRT convergence, much of the Wifi direct APIs are in the phone kernel and are being used for Miracast. For more information on the capabilities in the platform, refer to the MSDN docs at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/windows.devices.wifidirect.aspx
However, much of the API set is not available on phone yet. It is our intention to bring phone to parity with client in the future.
S/MIME email is a mandatory requirement at my company and support for that on the Windows Phone platform is needed before we can consider it.23 votes
Thank you for the suggestion and commentary; I’m pleased to mark this suggestion as ‘Started’.
As announced at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference and on the Windows Phone Blog, S/MIME support is coming to Windows Phone with the Windows Phone enterprise feature pack, with an announced delivery in the first half of 2014.
For more information, please refer to the Windows Phone team blog at:
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