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  1. New design advertisement control on uwp platform

    Hi, the existing Microsoft Advertising SDK for xaml is out of date, and designed for a long time. When using it in my app, the horizontal ad always can't show ads, and even doesn't have a click event to count the use clicks.

    And the interstitial video ad always show the same ad.

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    • Multiple Instances of UWP Apps

      I have used Unity+UWP to develop LOB application that visualizes 3D data from opened files. We also use multiple-top-level windows that are already available. Now client wants to allow opening and visualizing multiple files, which would have been easy with Win32 (just launch another instance). One of the problems in here is Unity code, which is mostly made to be single-instance, but it would be great to have support to launch multiple instances of the same app.

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      • win10系统下,用cmd调用devcon显示此应用无法在你电脑上运行

        win10版本是1803,devcon版本是10.0.17134.1。管理员运行cmd,然后用devcon命令完全不行。显示此应用无法在你的电脑上运行,求助

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        • Cryptuiwiz to support timestamp-reply

          Please add support for Cryptuiwiz API to handle timestamp-reply
          It currently only supports octet-stream. In trying to use SHA2 Timestamp(current Microsoft guidelines) servers, the powershell cmdlet set-authenticodesignature fails to apply the timestamp. This cmdlet uses the cryptuiwiz api.

          Here's the sample script to reproduce the error

          set-authenticodesignature c:\test.ps1 -certificate $mycert -hashalgorithm "SHA256" -timestampserver "http://sha256timestamp.ws.symantec.com/sha256/timestamp"

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          • Create allow windows update in windows firewall as a default rule

            Hi,

            I changed the windows firewall default to block anything without a rule. This is so ridiculous that windows update doesn't have any rule and there is no way (believe me I googled a lot) to allow it securely (without allowing whole svhost.exe) even spotify has a default rule!!

            I'm using lates windows 10 edition (build 1709)

            I have added this whole ASN (AS8075 https://ipinfo.io/AS8075) to my windows firewall but after that it can only check that there is an update but for downloading it tried to connect to some akami IPs (according to windows firewall logs)

            Please don't…

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            • No exception from PasswordVault.FindAllByResource when there are no results

              PasswordVault.FindAllByResource throws a COMException when there are no credentials for the resource (or maybe only when there are no credentials). It should return an empty list without throwing an exception.

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              • when pinning secondary tile on startscreen, let us also create a subgroup too...

                when pinning secondary tile let us create an sub group on startscreen too
                so all our secondary tiles grouped automatically???!!!! for our apps

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                • Pinning Secondary Tiles to an Group in Startscreen

                  Pin your secondary tile to an given or to creating sub group in the startscreen

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                  • Get All Cookies without Uri

                    In UWP in Windows.Web.Http.HttpCookieManager you can only get Cookies via this API

                    public HttpCookieCollection GetCookies(Uri uri);

                    Unfortunately I am not going to know all uri's the cookies are in without tracking every single domain visited (which is what I currently have to do). I do this so I can clear all Cookies.

                    An API that would take 5 minutes for someone to write up and save me a lot of coding is

                    public HttpCookieCollection GetAllCookies();

                    Or secondary to that a DeleteAllCookies() or ClearCookies() API as that is the only reason I need to get all of them and I can't…

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                      • Re-issue the [public facing] windows API as Ada 2012

                        Ada 2012 has the ability to express pre- and post-conditions and add them in an easy manner; if these were to be put into the APIs you could block erroneous data from being passed into the API's function, which in turn should make things more stable (or at least give more meaningful error-messages than 0x80072f8f, 0x800f0906, 0xc004f074 and the like).

                        Ada also has excellent language-interfacing and can directly import C and C++ functions w/ ease, so you could use Ada as a simple glue-language, merely letting it perform your pre- and post-condition checking for you.

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                        • C# UWP app: exception.StackTrace should include full stacktrace

                          When an error occurs it happens a lot that exception.StackTrace is null (in the App UnhandledException handler for instance).
                          This is in fact documented and the offical recommendation is to try/catch closer to the code (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/windows.ui.xaml.application.unhandledexception).
                          The problem is we can't put try/catch everywhere and we would like to understand crashes but without a stacktrace it is difficult.

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                          • make cross platform windows application deployment tool or cmd

                            please make windows app deployment tool like ADB for android cross platform so that we can access device from all plateform

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                            • Make option to change scrollbar from right to left side of windows. It will be big help for graphic designers using cintiq tablets.

                              Make option to change scrollbar from right to left side of windows. It will be big help for left-handed graphic designers using cintiq tablets.

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                              • Marketplace for Sample UWP Apps - mobile app starters, themes, and plugins

                                Would be nice to have a market place where you can buy sample starters , themes and plugins from independent developers.

                                The open source platform IONIC has such a market place and I think it's great !!

                                Please see examples below of what i regards as good examples of starter apps to get you going in UWP.

                                https://market.ionic.io/starters/ion-full-app
                                https://market.ionic.io/starters/ionic-starter-messenger
                                https://market.ionic.io/starters/barebone-ionic
                                https://market.ionic.io/starters/catalogue-ionic---full-application

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                                • Marketplace for UWP Apps.

                                  Would be nice to have a market place of beautifully designed apps submitted by independent developers.

                                  There exist a couple of UWP libraries , but their purpose is not to show beautifully designed apps implementing the material design principles of the framework.

                                  The open source platform IONIC has such a market place and I think it's great !!

                                  Please see examples below of what i regards as good examples of starter apps to get you going in UWP.

                                  https://market.ionic.io/starters/ion-full-app
                                  https://market.ionic.io/starters/ionic-starter-messenger
                                  https://market.ionic.io/starters/barebone-ionic
                                  https://market.ionic.io/starters/catalogue-ionic---full-application

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                                  • HttpClient: Allow inspection of server certificate during SSL handshake

                                    Right now, we can only inspect the server certificate after a request was done, by using 'RequestMessage.TransportInformation'.

                                    Because of this, it is not possible to have a decent implementation of SSL pinning using the HttpClient (or any other method without rebuilding the entire networking stack), The request should not actually take place if the certificate validation fails.

                                    It is possible to install allowed certificates through the Package.appxmanifest file and then checking Exclusive trust. But unfortunately, this is application wide, and so all certificates of all services of websites that might be called in the app must be included.

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                                    • Clipboard content should be persistent

                                      The Clipboard content for example a file copied in the Clipbord get lost if the the App is closed but it should be persistent.

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                                      • Allow developers to set AutomationId on CoreWindows and MessageDialog in UWP apps

                                        When developing Coded UI test for a localized UWP apps, test becomes dependent on texts that are localized. On most controls this can easily be handled by an AutomationId, but on the CoreWindow and MessageBox (incl. buttons) you cannot set any AutomationId’s so the coded UI test has the use the title to find the elements.

                                        Please make support for setting set AutomationId on CoreWindows and MessageDialog!

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