Surface Duo Blog

Building dual-screen web experiences with React
Building dual-screen web experiences with React
Hello web developers! Responsive design has always been the cornerstone of web development, rather than designing for a single use case, we focus on creating applications that can adjust to the needs of the platform they are running on. Microsoft Surface Duo is no exception to this and in past blog posts we’ve explored how we can use ...
Microsoft Surface Duo coming to new markets in 2021
Microsoft Surface Duo coming to new markets in 2021
Hello Android developers, Last month, Microsoft announced that early in 2021 the Surface Duo will be offered in Canada, United Kingdom, France, and Germany! We are excited to get Surface Duo into the hands of new customers in these new markets, and also to welcome developers in those countries to our community. To celebrate, ...
Figma Design Kit for Microsoft Surface Duo
Figma Design Kit for Microsoft Surface Duo
Hello designers, We’re excited to announce the v0.1 of our Design Kit for Microsoft Surface Duo. The kit details dual-screen capabilities and shows common use cases to help inspire your mobile app design. You can easily grab design elements and modify them as needed, giving you more time to create the best experience for your users...
Microsoft Surface Duo developer year in review
Microsoft Surface Duo developer year in review
Hello dual-screen developers, It was over a year ago – 2nd October 2019 – that Panos introduced the Surface Duo to the world. In the months since, we have shared a number of milestones with you leading up to the product launch (and beyond): We’re incredibly excited to see the Surface Duo released, and thankful for the ...
Hacky Holidays!
Hacky Holidays!
Hello developers, For many people around the world, this time of year is for celebration of holidays and enjoying long-standing traditions. Some folks use the time for hacking - to learn new skills or catch up on the latest technologies, and since 2020 marked the release of the Microsoft Surface Duo, we’d like to take this ...
Dual-screen library update with Jetpack Window Manager
Dual-screen library update with Jetpack Window Manager
Hello Kotlin and Java developers, We’re excited to announce version 1.0.0-beta1 of our dual-screen libraries for Microsoft Surface Duo, which integrates Google’s Jetpack Window Manager support. We’ve made the underlying device interface swappable, so you can continue to use the existing Display Mask API as long as you wish and...
Fluent UI for Microsoft Surface Duo
Fluent UI for Microsoft Surface Duo
Hello Kotlin and Java developers, I’m pleased to present our first release of Fluent UI Android controls for Surface Duo. Fluent UI is a user experience framework to help you build attractive apps that are consistent across Android and other platforms. Read more about Fluent UI. To help developers build dual-screen apps we ...