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  1. Push notifications in App Studio

    Allow the possibility to add push notifications (toast and tile) in apps created with AppStudio, eg. when there's a new article in RSS reader, or a new video in youtube, and so on...It would be so cool!

    740 votes
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      under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support for multiple languages

      Please add support for multiple languages, so that we can create or customize the apps in multiple languages!

      Thanks and keep up the good work!

      659 votes
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        42 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Build once deploy anywhere (Windows Phone, Windows 8, iOS & Android)

        Ability to deploy the app built in App studio to iOS and Android platforms. This will save a lot of development effort in duplicating the functionality for other platforms.

        574 votes
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          under review  ·  25 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Load an existing HTML Page

          Let us specify the URL of an existing page (e.g. a server generated status page) rather than having to enter static HTML.

          270 votes
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          • Auto-resizing of photos

            It would be simpler for me to not have to resize my photos before uploading them (especially if I'm pulling them off my phone or my skydrive folder), but instead have them auto-scaled on the server. Yes I'm aware there is a bandwidth and compute cost for this, but having this would remove a huge barrier in getting users to continue using this app and recommending it to friends and family.

            If a user starts to create an app and then stops because the photos on their phone aren't the correct size, then that's a huge opportunity lost. Even if…

            250 votes
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              under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • A template that accepts and stores user input

              I've got a few app ideas that I want to develop. I've built the interface for two of them and have most of the code in place but I don't know how to accept and store user input. The goal would be to let somone enter data in a textbox, save that to a table locally, then have it optionally sync to SkyDrive.

              176 votes
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                under review  ·  12 comments  ·  App Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to customize the app bar

                Currently there is no way to customize the app bar!

                173 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add MP3 support

                  Ability to access an MP3 from a feed or save MP3s directly in Windows Phone App Studio

                  167 votes
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                    under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Windows Store App, Windows Phone App, and Xbox App Studio

                    Step 1: Create an app studio for each platform
                    Step 2: Make as many similar APIs and services available for each device through the Apps Studios
                    Step 3: Create templates for each of them
                    That way when you finished one app, you can just load up the App Studio file in another App Studio, and it'll translate the layouts.
                    If they choose not to use a pre-built template, well sucks to be them...

                    151 votes
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                      it's planned  ·  Raúl AlarcónRaúl Alarcón responded

                      In Windows App Studio, Windows 10 generated apps are Universal, so them will run in any windows 10 device, from a Raspberry Pi to a Microsoft Surface Hub . Regarding Xbox, it is planned to optimize the layouts and experience to have a smooth experience in this device.

                    • Offline video embedding

                      Have the ability for us to embed offline videos into apps, just like we can embed photos.

                      96 votes
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                        under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add ability to have user inputs

                        We really need the ability to create apps that respond to user inputs! Right now the app Studio is good, fun, allows making beautiful read only apps. We can only make so many read only apps. Add new features to allow us to have the users put in inputs like text, uploading pictures, yes or no buttons, number menus to select values, to do list style inputs, etc and the App Studio will become great!! I and many others have so many ideas for more apps, but are limited to time to write them in Visual Studio, this App Studio…

                        60 votes
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                          under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add support for Andriod and IOS conversion

                          Add support for windows 10 universal app to convert apps to Andriod and IOS. Give is the ability to download to source code to Visual studios and update the code to be multi platform.

                          57 votes
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                            under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Implement AppStudio code using Xamarin to target IOS and Android

                            Wouldn't it be great to get ready IOS and Android apps, too? Should be a great cross-platform solution that promotes the MS toolset.

                            41 votes
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                              under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Notification support

                              Please add support for notifications, especially for feeds.

                              39 votes
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                                under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Usability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • add more template for : play backpack music , stream audio online , stream video online

                                more template for : play backpack music , stream audio online , stream video online ..etc.

                                36 votes
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                                  under review  ·  0 comments  ·  App Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Settings page

                                  Provide app Settings page which includes:
                                  Theme (light/dark)
                                  Rating (store rating)
                                  Roaming saved settings (via MSA account) across devices
                                  Content subscription - enable/disable specific content subscription within app (specific rss feeds, pages, etc)

                                  34 votes
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                                    under review  ·  2 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • push notifications

                                    allow us to send push notifications to users of our apps through the app studio site

                                    32 votes
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                                    • 32 votes
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                                      • iframe support

                                        Add support for iframe (external website inlay) in the HTML editor.

                                        or some other way the. Display web pages inside the app instead of just links that open the browser.

                                        31 votes
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                                          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Feedback Mechanism.

                                          •Include an feedback mechanism in "about screen"

                                          28 votes
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