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[WinRT] Display Microsoft ads in an app
adrian.gabureanu last edited by adrian.gabureanu
I want to display banner and interstitial ads from Microsoft in my WinRt apps.
For a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) project: Expand Universal Windows, click Extensions, and then select the check box next to Microsoft Advertising SDK for XAML (Version 10.0).
How can I do something equivalent in Qt Creator? How do I add an extension and how can I reference classes from the Advertising SDK? Has anyone tried this before? Is this undocumented or unsupported (yet)?
mkalinow last edited by
Adding in extensions is nothing short but setting additional include/lib paths for your project.
You will need to do this manually, in a standard installation those are available in
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs
For Advertising (I am pretty sure my setup is outdated), there is Microsoft.Advertising.Xaml which contains a couple of appx packages. Those files contain the libraries as well as the winmd files. In case your SDK does not provide headers, use a search engine to check for converting winmd to header files and use those then during development.
Indeed, there is a Microsoft.Advertising.XAML that contains appx packages, a Microsoft.Advertising.dll and a winmd file.
I got the header (*.h) files using winmdidl and Midlrt . But when I tried to include the header files, I got tens of C2xxx and C3xxx errors coming from the header files.
Here are the commands used to get the header files:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\bin\x64\winmdidl.exe" /outdir:c:\Temp\A "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SDKs\Windows Kits\10\ExtensionSDKs\Microsoft.Advertising.Xaml\10.0\References\CommonConfiguration\neutral\Microsoft.Advertising.winmd"
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\bin\x64\Midlrt.exe" "c:\Temp\A\Microsoft.Advertising.WinRT.UI.idl" /I "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.14393.0\winrt" /I "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.14393.0\shared" /I "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.14393.0\um" /I "C:\Temp\A" /metadata_dir "C:\Windows\System32\WinMetadata" /h "C:\Temp\B\Microsoft.Advertising.WinRT.UI.h"
Where did I go wrong?
@adrian.gabureanu You should say what error you get now. Especially the first error would be interesting.
Microsoft.Advertising.WINRT.UI.h looks like this: http://pastebin.com/t8Qhj8VZ
@adrian.gabureanu Which compiler do you use?
@jsulm MSVC2015 and I'm trying to build for Qt for WinRT 64bit