Microsoft has released Modern Resource Technology (MRT) Core, an open-source project that supports the company’s efforts behind Project Reunion to resolve conflicts between Win32 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps.
In May at its Build 2020 conference, Microsoft revealed Project Reunion as part of its plan to reverse errors it created with its ‘Universal Apps/One Windows platform’ from Windows 8 as the company fretted over the arrival of Apple’s iPad and gave the world its doomed Metro user interface for touchscreens.
In May Microsoft also released WinUI 3, a modern and native UI framework for Windows 10. WinUI 3.0 is Microsoft’s next-generation user interface platform for Windows and Windows 10X, its OS for foldable PCs like the delayed Surface Neo.
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Windows 8 was meant to bridge Win32 app development with a new OS that could run modern apps and could