[Ironpython-users] Accessing Windows 8.1 Runtime API

Wayne Keenan wayne.keenan at gmail.com
Mon Nov 2 11:44:38 EST 2015

Thanks for taking a look into this.

All the best

> On 2 Nov 2015, at 15:57, Slide <slide.o.mix at gmail.com> wrote:
> In looking at this more, it looks like there is quite a bit of magic that needs to happen behind the scenes in order to support Winmd files. They don't contain any code themselves, just type and method definitions. I'm trying to find more information about the language projections that are required.
>> On Sun, Nov 1, 2015 at 10:07 AM Slide <slide.o.mix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Its most likely because the WinRT stuff is done via Winmd files, which I don't think are currently supported by the clr module for loading and referencing. I haven't looked at the code, but that is my guess. It probably something that needs to be looked into.
>>> On Sun, Nov 1, 2015, 09:28 Wayne Keenan <wayne.keenan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm trying to access the WIndows 8.1 'Windows.Devices.*'  API for communication with a Bluetooth LE device.  I have functional C# code and would like todo the same in Python.
>>> I've posted a question on stack here:  http://stackoverflow.com/questions/33242927/how-to-import-and-call-net-deviceinformation-findallasync-from-ironpython
>>> In addition to the info on the stack post I've tried compiling IronPython from source, adding 
>>>     <TargetPlatformVersion>8.1</TargetPlatformVersion>
>>> to various PropoertyGroup's of the *.csproj files, but with no luck.
>>> I was hoping someone on the list might help me by pointing me in the right direction please?
>>> Thanks
>>> Wayne
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