NFC / NDEF Library Now Supports Windows 10 UWP Apps

The NDEF Library for Proximity APIs / NFC has been updated to v3.1.1, which now adds full support for Windows 10! This means you can now seamlessly use the full library including the platform extension in your Windows 10 / UWP apps.

To provide a starting point for your apps and experiments, a new version of the NdefDemo-App is available for Windows 10. It showcases several features of the library, and makes it easy to test the NFC capabilities of your device. To make testing even easier, the demo app is now also available in the Windows 10 App Store.

In addition, a new class is available in the base NDEF library – it supports creating records that launch the Windows 10 settings app on various specific pages, including settings exclusive to PC or mobile. Due to the platforms moving on, two other record creating classes have been deprecated: NdefNokiaAccessoriesRecord and NdefWpSettingsRecord for Windows Phone 8.

Another change is the addition of a target title for the DriveTo and WalkTo types of Geo Tags, which now allow better navigation to places on Windows 10 with its new maps app.

The new library version is available on NuGet for easy integration into your own projects. You can also download the source code on GitHub, or the new Windows 10 NdefDemo app from the Windows Store.

NdefDemo for Windows 10 in the Store

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By Andreas Jakl

Andreas Jakl is working as Mobility Evangelist at Tieto, to bring the business partner’s vision for mobile app strategies to life. In addition, he is organizing the Mobile Developer After-Work event series together with the community, where expert developers share their knowledge with plenty of time for networking. As Microsoft MVP for Windows Platform Development (Most Valuable Professional), he is also running developer trainings and workshops.