With the new XAML Control chooser window that’s available in Xojo 2023 Release 3 for Windows, you can now play/experiment with XAML like never before, right in the IDE.
If you build desktop apps for Windows and wish to start using the new XAML-based controls via the DesktopXAMLContainer but aren’t sure how to localize those controls, here’s the solution:
For those developing on Windows, Xojo 2023r2 leverages the power of XAML to offer the ability to include WinUI controls alongside existing Win32 controls in Windows apps.
With the introduction of DesktopXAMLContainer you can slowly modernize your Windows apps or supplement your existing user interface with additional WinUI controls. In this tutorial I’ll demonstrate how you can do more with XAML.
WinRT is an application framework meant as a replacement for the decades old Win32 API (at least the non-GUI parts of it). Because WinRT is COM-based, and entirely unmanaged code, accessing it directly from Xojo is possible.