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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Introducing WebViewExtensions and WebViewBehavior

Whatever your reasons are for using WebView in a UWP app, whether it’s just to display some raw HTML or you need to actually show external web pages inline in your app, one thing is almost certain, you will not be able to await the web navigation. Yes, you can subscribe to the events for completed, failed, etc, but that then starts to all become a little messy, especially if you end up having to this in multiple places.

Ideally, it would be nice if you could just say to the WebView, “you go ahead and navigate, I’ll wait here.” So what can you do?

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