Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK
Microsoft released the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update SDK, allowing developers to build apps for the fourth major update to Windows 10.
The new SDK delivers many new capabilities that should help developers create engaging Mixed Reality experiences, modernize apps in the workplace, and better monetize their apps. The new update launch on October 17
Developers in the Windows Insiders Program can use the Fall Creators Update SDK, now its available to all developers.
Microsoft says, more than 500 million monthly active Windows 10 devices run the latest version of Windows 10 in less than a year.
While, Microsoft has given up on Windows 10 Mobile. The company plans to ensure Windows remains relevant in an increasingly mobile world through Project Rome and Microsoft Graph.
Microsoft has shown these technologies enabling features allowed Cortana to hand off an app, document, or website in the same state between Windows, iOS and Android devices.
Microsoft says, Microsoft Graph and Project Rome enable “device relay” and “activity feed”. Device relay allows customers to continue what they’re doing right now, but on a different device and Activity Feed allows them to pick up an activity they did in the past, and continuing it now or sometime in the future.
Developers also have access to the remote systems and remote session APIs. Which allow Windows 10 applications to communicate with user’s devices across Windows, Android and iOS.
The Microsoft’s “Continue on PC” feature enabling through its new Edge apps for iOS and Android. The feature allowed a web page to be shared from Safari or Chrome on mobile to a Windows PC. The feature available to all users once installed the Fall Creators Update and using the Edge apps for iOS and Android.
The Fall Creators Update SDK also has a new Windows application project in Visual Studio 2017 version 15.4. The new version simplifies application updates.
Microsoft explains, the new project allows developers to utilize the app packaging without having to convert existing installer. Microsoft has confirmed that the Windows Store rebranded as the Microsoft Store.
More information: [Windows]