Windows 8: Finding the details of the current system (including processor architecture) from Win8 app

Someone asked me today how to find the details ¬†of what system/processor architecture the metro app is running on. Searching on the Internet initially did not provide much help, but some deep dive finally did yield some results: On StackOverflow, someone pointed out that the C function¬†GetNativeSystemInfo¬†would provide all that information. I cannot find a […]

Windows 8: Sharing a HTML5 canvas as an image

Recently, I was working on a Win8 Javascript app where I drawing something on an HTML canvas. One of the requirements was that the user should be able to share the contents of the canvas as an image. The toDataURL function in HTML5 easily converts the content of the canvas to an image, so I […]