Surface Duo Blog

Working with the camera on Microsoft Surface Duo
Working with the camera on Microsoft Surface Duo
Hi Android developers! While the Surface Duo runs Android apps just like any other Android device, there are some differences in the hardware: In this post, we will review some dual-screen-specific camera behaviors and present some different options for enhancing camera capture in your apps to work even better on ...
Developing for Microsoft Surface Duo accessories
Developing for Microsoft Surface Duo accessories
Hello Surface Duo developers, Microsoft recently announced new Surface devices and accessories, so this week we’re looking at some of the accessories that work with Surface Duo and how you can accommodate them in your apps. Microsoft Surface Pens The Surface Slim Pen and Surface Pen both work great with the Surface Duo, ...
Adding Microsoft Surface Duo support to the Flokk application
Adding Microsoft Surface Duo support to the Flokk application
Hello Flutter developers! During the final week of July, Microsoft held its annual hackathon. The event has had different names over the years, but the idea has remained the same; people from across the company come together to work on projects they are interested in. There are many different types of projects, some are simply a new ...
Build pixel-perfect Microsoft Surface Duo apps with Uno Platform
Build pixel-perfect Microsoft Surface Duo apps with Uno Platform
Hello Microsoft Surface Duo developers! Today’s post was contributed by Nventive, the publishers of the Uno Platform. In previous blog posts, the Surface Duo team demonstrated how you can build dual-screen apps using Java and Kotlin, Xamarin and C#, Flutter, React Native, Web, and games with Unity. Today’s blog post shows how UWP and...
droidcon webinar recap
droidcon webinar recap
Hello Android developers! Last week, Hakon and I talked about building dual-screen experiences as part of the droidcon webinar series. We were joined by Andras Nemeth from Atlassian, to talk about enhancing the Jira mobile app for dual-screen devices. You can watch the recording online: Top questions and answers ...
Enhancing Microsoft News for dual-screens
Enhancing Microsoft News for dual-screens
Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to work with a great team of interns to bring Microsoft News to the Microsoft Surface Duo. The interns are: Throughout the internship, the interns learned about Microsoft’s engineering process as well as Surface Duo and Android development. Now that the ...