Capturing Snapshot in Windows 8.1 Store App


One of our Partner Solution Consultants, Jazzen Chen, put together a very nice posting on capturing snapshots in Windows 8.1 Store Apps.  Below is a snip from the blog as well as a link to the full posting:

During development in Windows Store App, to capture a snapshot is one of the most common requests developers will face with. By the API restrictions in previous WinRT, there was no way for a Windows Store App to capture screenshots, neither XAML nor JavaScript could do this. But in Window 8.1 Apps, we could take the advantage of the following new feature/ API to reverse the outdated situation:

Rendering the XAML tree to a bitmap

WebView for JavaScirpt

I will go through these two updates with simplified code snippet in the following paragraphs…

Link to full Post


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