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Today is the 2nd anniversary of devRant unofficial UWP! 😁

Brief summary of the last year:
- A total of 36 updates have been released this year, becoming now 60 in total;
- v2 passed through the closed beta phase with the help of 15 devRanters;
- v2 public beta has been released for everyone;
- The app received (beta) support for Xbox One and Microsoft Hub (becoming available for all the UWP devices: PC, Mobile, HoloLens, Surface Hub, Xbox One);
- The official Issue Tracker on GitHub has been created;
- 35 out of 48 issues/feature requests on the Issue Tracker have been solved;
- The v2 got featured by the official Microsoft Design twitter account;
- The app reached more than 2,000 acquisitions from the Microsoft Store (about 300 active users everyday with an average 20 minutes daily session, ~2.5 sessions per day), +100% since last year;
- Still maintains a solid 4.8 out of 5 average rating on the Microsoft Store (4.9 and even 5.0 in some countries, based on ~300 reviews);
- Softpedia editor has reviewed it 4.5 out of 5, becoming the best devRant client on that website, followed by devRantron (with a solid 4 out of 5);
- Has been featured as "App of the Day" by "myAppFree";

If you're not yet part of the UWP ranters community, download the app now:
https://microsoft.com/store/apps/...

Link to the rant for the 1st anniversary with the full story about this app:
https://devrant.com/rants/599066

Comments
  • 10
    Good job. And congrats.
  • 17
    Good job, is the cake a lie though?
  • 5
    Thanks for the app, appreciate your work
  • 4
    Can i see the ms design tweet? 😁
  • 14
    @CozyPlanes they didn’t say a lot though 😂
  • 3
    One of the most delightful UWP apps i use. Thanks for all the hard work 😊
  • 3
    [jk]

    UWP?

    We run c shell scripts saying hello world,

    We're on Linux bietch I thought you gNu. :P

    [/jk]

    PS. Great work! You guys rock.
  • 4
    Love UWP native apps... Congrats and thanks man
  • 1
    AND I CAN'T DOWNLOAD IT BECAUSE FUCKING MICROSOFT STORE AFTER CLICKING DOWNLOAD SHOWS SAME PAGE WITH FUCKING SMOOTH ANIMATION EFFECT
  • 2
    @Pogromist contact me on GitHub or Twitter (@jakubsteplowski) if you want, I will send you directly the package via email.
  • 1
    What's uwp
  • 3
    @iamroot Universal Windows Platform...
  • 10
    Awesome dude, congrats!! Thanks for everything you do.

    Also, I didn’t forget about push notifs! I will try to finish up the backend work for them as soon as I can. Have been busy with a lot of stuff and finishing some features we’ve had in development for a while.
  • 1
    @dfox such as... PM?
    @trogus said I can be the alpha tester 😎
  • 2
    Congratulations mate! I love your design, one of the best fluent implementations I've ever seen! Keep up the good work 🙂
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