Developing New Experiences

T06 An Overview of WinUI and XAML for Business Apps


9:30am - 10:45am

Level: Intermediate

Billy Hollis

Developer. Designer. Speaker. Author.

XAML platforms stubbornly maintain a strong position for corporate app development, both desktop and tablet. Recent investments by Microsoft in the creation of WinUI have improved XAML capabilities with new controls, new styling, better web access from within applications, and lots of other new capabilities. In this session, we'll see the aspects of WinUI most important for business apps, and get a summary of various XAML platforms (WPF, UWP, Uno Platform) and how WinUI integrates with them. Come and get some ideas for improving your current XAML business apps.

You will learn:

  • About the current state of WinUI and learn what it can do for you
  • How to get started with WinUI in your favorite XAML platform
  • Get exposure to a gallery of useful examples of innovation with XAML