In less a month since its release, the first update to the UWP Community Toolkit now at version 1.1 includes several developments, including joining .NET Foundation, a vibrant community of open-sourced projects focused on the future of the .NET ecosystem.
Other updates and new features includes adding services such as LinkedIn and Microsoft Graph, updating the UWP Community Toolkit Sample App, and adding the Blade, GridSplitter and DropShadowPanel controls.
“The Sample App is the best way to preview the features of the toolkit.”
In addition, as the project joins the .NET Foundation, the documentation is moved to a new location, directly connected to GitHub.
This release mainly focus to improve the quality of the toolkit including:
Services: added LinkedIn service (i.e. read user profile and share activity), Microsoft Graph service (i.e. send and read emails from UWP via Office 365 or explore Azure Active Directory graph) and updates to the Facebook and Bing services
Controls: added Blade, GridSplitter and DropShadowPanel controls
Animations: new FadeHeaderBehavior, writes windows team.
To see the update, first check get started with UWP Community Toolkit 1.1 here. Next, install the UWP Community Toolkit Sample App directly from the Windows Store, and finally, read the documentation here.