desktop-bridge

Error: “This application can only run in the context of an app container.”

I created a UWP app with desktop extensions and added the startup task as mentioned here . (I set Executable="AutoStartupTest.exe" .) I logged off and logged on and got the error in the title, and don't know how to fix it because though it makes sense - why is it not in a container? This should...

Installation Failed after creating UWP with Desktop App Converter

I decided to have another crack at converting my tool ( https://github.com/mikecann/Windows7-Taskbar-Monitor ) to a windows store app using the Desktop App Converter. Things I did this time: 1) Force-updated my machine to the anniversary update. 2) Downloaded Desktop App Converter and .wim file. 3)...

Devops: Error CS0103: The name 'Windows' does not exist in the current context

Similar to my question here I am able to build on my machine but the devops build is failing. The Desktop Bridge Package project targets Windows 10 , Version 1803, Build 17134 Looking at the Windows reference in my project it uses C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\UnionMetadata\10.0.17763.0...

EntityFramework.SqlServer missing in release mode

I have several modules in my XAF Winforms application. The lowest tier makes use of Entity Framework 6.2 as installed by Nuget. The app runs fine in debug mode. However in release mode I get the following warning building. Severity Code Description Project File Line Suppression State Warning Could...

Windows Desktop Extensions - which version should I reference?

Background: I'm having trouble getting my app's new version accepted by the Windows store. They say that it crashes on launch. The app runs fine even when installed from the appxbundle file on my computer. So I'm thinking maybe this has to do with the Desktop Extensions (for the UWP) that I've added...

Use SHGetKnownFolderPath() instead of ApplicationData class to get LocalAppData path

In an desktop-bridge app, I want to find the LocalAppData (or LocalCache) folder of that specific package. I can get the LocalCache folder path with ApplicationData class : using Windows.Storage; string appData = ApplicationData.Current.LocalCacheFolder.Path; Alternatively, if I use...