Windows Bridge for iOS tools updated with CoreFoundation support and more
Microsoft has updated its Windows Bridge for iOS developer tools with support for Apple's CoreFoundation framework along with adding new layout APIs and more sample apps and code.
Windows Bridge for iOS, also known by its code name "Project Islandwood", has been available as an open-source project for some time. It allows iOS app developers to quickly port their apps so they can be converted to Windows 10 UWP apps. In a blog post, Microsoft explained why adding CoreFoundation support will be a big benefit for developers:
The new versions of the bridge also adds support for NSLayoutAnchor and UILayoutGuide, which are two new classes added by Apple to iOS 9 to simplify adding layout constraints to views:
Finally, the new release adds more samples and code developers can use for assistance in moving iOS apps to Windows 10:
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