Is it a bad idea to start a UWP app in 2022?

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  • nannou

    A Creative Coding Framework for Rust.

    For example, I'm a big fan of nannou. It supports WebGPU, so I think it runs on the web (but I haven't tested it).

  • lexical

    Lexical is an extensible text editor framework that provides excellent reliability, accessibility and performance.

    The libraries I saw are either intended for small WYSIWYG writing or source code. Facebook's Lexical looked promising, but I tested it with several thousand words and it screeched to a halt.

  • SonarLint

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  • Monaco Editor

    A browser based code editor

    have you checked monaco?

  • wpfui

    A simple way to make your application written in WPF keep up with modern design trends. Library changes the base elements like Page, ToggleButton or List, and also includes additional controls like Navigation, NumberBox, Dialog or Snackbar.

    Use something more third party like WPF + WPFUI for a modern interface, yet supporting custom title bars across operating systems. In WPFUI's case you put a StackPanel of wpfui:Buttons (for example) within a wpfui:TitleBar's Header. The major upside here is that you can use some incredible WPF controls thanks to it heritage. Like AvalonEdit -- your app can with minimum fuss support a text editor with built-in markdown highlighting, line numbering support, regex search/replace and much more. WPF also has markdown controls or WebView2 support in case you want to pluck in a web based Markdown preview backed by Javascript.

  • TinyMCE

    The world's #1 JavaScript library for rich text editing. Available for React, Vue and Angular

  • quill

    Quill is a modern WYSIWYG editor built for compatibility and extensibility.

  • awesome-text-editing

    Collection of text editing resources and libraries for the web

    Hey, thanks! I also found an awesome resource: https://github.com/dok/awesome-text-editing

  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • AvaloniaEdit

    Avalonia-based text editor (port of AvalonEdit)

  • Windows UI Library

    Windows UI Library: the latest Windows 10 native controls and Fluent styles for your applications

    https://github.com/microsoft/microsoft-ui-xaml (2700+)

  • ProjectReunion

    The Windows App SDK empowers all Windows desktop apps with modern Windows UI, APIs, and platform features, including back-compat support, shipped via NuGet.

    https://github.com/microsoft/WindowsAppSDK (327)

  • CsWinRT

    C# language projection for the Windows Runtime

    https://github.com/microsoft/CsWinRT (105)

  • WPFDarkTheme

    The Dark Theme App. It has 4 themes which are easily copy and pastable, and the MainWindow shows off the themes.

  • ckeditor5

    Powerful rich text editor framework with a modular architecture, modern integrations, and features like collaborative editing.

    And if you want to check the newer version, CKEditor 5: https://ckeditor.com/ckeditor-5/demo/ https://github.com/ckeditor/ckeditor5

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