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Subject docs commit: CB-12404 Add windows@5.0.0 release blog post This closes #681
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:45:45 GMT
Repository: cordova-docs
Updated Branches:
  refs/heads/master d99ef7955 -> 05328c72c

CB-12404 Add windows@5.0.0 release blog post
This closes #681


Branch: refs/heads/master
Commit: 05328c72cecd04f2a4792a3f058a411ad98dc6bf
Parents: d99ef79
Author: daserge <>
Authored: Sat Jan 28 18:32:04 2017 +0300
Committer: daserge <>
Committed: Fri Feb 10 20:45:29 2017 +0300

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+layout: post
+    name: Sergey Shakhnazarov
+    url:
+title:  "Apache Cordova Windows 5.0.0"
+categories: announcements
+tags: news releases
+We are happy to announce that `Cordova Windows 5.0.0` has been released!
+This release introduces [a major change in resource-file behavior](
(see [the docs]( on how to get the previous
behavior back for referenced files) and adds [WinMD + C++ based DLL combination support for
+Another highlight is [a new feature of `buildFlag`](
similar to `--gradleArg` on Android and `--buildFlag` on iOS allowing to pass custom flags
to MSBuild.  
+The release also fixes some issues with SplashScreen and VS project generation.  
+See release notes below for more detals and the rest of the changes.
+To upgrade:
+    npm install -g cordova
+    cd my_project
+    cordova platform update windows@5.0.0
+To add it explicitly:
+    cordova platform add windows@5.0.0
+## What's new in Windows platform
+* [CB-12163]( Add resource-file reference
functionality through a flag
+* [CB-12163]( Make resource-file copy files
+* Upgrade cordova-common to 2.0.0
+* [CB-12298]( [Windows] bundle.appxupload
not generated for Windows 10 target
+* [CB-12189]( Add support for WinMD and DLL
+* [CB-12238]( [Windows] Colorize titlebar
to match splash bg color
+* [CB-11177]( SplashScreen gets shifted on
Windows devices with soft navbar
+* [CB-12239]( Add buildFlag option similar
to iOS
+* [CB-12193]( cordova.js crashes windows app
if there is no CoreWindow Also made confighelper to load after WinJS as it depends on it
+* [CB-11751]( 'extendedSplashScreen' is undefined
+* [CB-12192]( No SplashScreen on Windows when
content.src is subpage
+* [CB-9287]( Not enough Icons and Splashscreens
for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1
+* [CB-11933]( Do not ignore already prefixed
capabilities at plugin add/rm
+* [CB-11933]( Fix pattern for extracting capabilities
+* [CB-12142]( Move windows-specific logic
from cordova-common
+* [CB-12147]( (windows) Fix typo in verbose
+* [CB-12124]( Make available device capabilities
in package.windows10.appxmanifest
+* [CB-12071]( Fix for [CB-11825](
breaks usage of InProcessServer in Cordova Windows
+* [CB-12036]( Fix setSplashBgColor exception
when no splashscreen is found

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