Well-known UWP developer Rudy Huyn joins Microsoft
One of the most famous UWP developers is now a Principal Software Development Engineer at Microsoft.
Updated October 23, 2019: We added comments from Rudy Huyn on his new role and UWP.
What you need to know
- Rudy Huyn joined Microsoft as a Principal Software Development Engineer.
- Huyn recently worked for Dropbox and is known for his work on UWP apps.
- Huyn is now a member of the Partner App Experience (PAX) team at Microsoft.
Rudy Huyn is one of the most well-known UWP developers. He worked on several apps that were loved by Windows Phone and Windows 10 users, and also recently worked for Dropbox. Now, Huyn joins Microsoft as a Principal Software Development Engineer.
Huyn shared the news on Twitter, stating that "After 9 years of close collaboration with Microsoft, it's time for me to take it one step further and officially join them." Huyn is now part of the PAX team and will "work with this team on great app experiences and OSS projects for current and upcoming Win10 devices," according to his tweet.
We reached out to Huyn, who shared how important this new role is.
Huyn also shared a comment on UWP and invited developers to reach out to Microsoft,
Huyn's LinkedIn profile states that he is now a Principal Software Development Engineer at Microsoft.
Huyn has a long history of developing UWP apps and discussing the platform. Before his time at Dropbox, he made apps including 6Snap, 6Tin, and Cloud6.
Huyn was most recently a staff engineer at Dropbox, working on Dropbox Universal UWP, Dropbox Desktop, and several other projects. When Huyn left Dropbox, he stated that he'll "focus a little more on UWP/WinUI/.Net 5."
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