Wifi Analysis Feature comes to Windows Phone- Thanks to released APIs


Windows, for the past many years, has been locked down in terms of APIs. For those who don't know about what an APIs is- 
  1. APIs are set of functions and procedures that allow the creation of applications which access the features or data of an operating system, application, or other service.

This is required by developers to access system resources using their application. And this is how we get applications utilizing features like wi-fi direct, call recording etc. So if you were ever wondering that why few of your favourite apps was not on windows platform or had not the same functionality as android counterparts, one reason may be the unavailability of APIs.

But now, when Microsoft is more focusing on Universal Windows Platform(UWP) where  the same code is shared across all the Windows devices, they are also releasing APIs that were previously not available for developers. So With Windows 10 Mobile, developers have access to more resources to develop a full functional app.

One such app is the famous Wifi Analyser  app that's now available for Windows 10 Mobile in a preview state. Due to some anonymity, its not clear if this app is from the actual developer but it has the same design and features as that on the Android Platform. This app can be useful to you if you want to analyse different wifi problems or find the best location for your wifi router.

If you're on Windows 10 Mobile, you can grab this for free here in the Store. Note that it might jump to being a commercial or ad-funded application when it's finished.

Tell us how happy you are with the progress made with Windows 10 Mobile? Are you loving these new features? What more APIs you wish were available?

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