Articles Written by Vipul Patel

Working with the New Windows Runtime HID APIs in Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 introduces new programmatic support for developers to access devices that support Human Interface Device (HID) protocol. Read on to learn how to build a Windows Store application that accesses devices that support HID.

Working With the New Flyout Control in Windows 8.1

Vipul Patel walks Windows 8.1 developers through the basics of the new Flyout control, a quick way to show temporary information related to user interaction, which will be introduced in Windows 8.1.

Programmatically Creating and Updating Appointments in Windows 8.1

In Windows 8, the ability to create appointments was restricted to only the Calendar application. With Windows 8.1, applications can now add events onto the calendars. Vipul Patel walks you through the steps to build a simple application to add appointments.

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