Microsoft makes it easier to modernize old desktop apps on Windows

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In order to access the latest Windows Runtime (WinRT) APIs from any classic WPF or Winforms app, developers need to add contract files and other reference assemblies to their project. Microsoft is making this process easier by releasing the preview of the Windows 10 WinRT API Pack. With these new nuget packages, developers can just add a NuGet package and Microsoft will do the heavy lifting to add the contracts. Microsoft has released the following packages:

Above packages include all the supported Windows Runtime APIs up to Windows 10 version of the package. Learn more about this release from the source link below.

Source: Microsoft

More about the topics: Desktop apps, developers, microsoft, Nuget packages, Windows 10 APIs, WinRT APIs