The RaspberryPi is running the core of Windows 10. This means that everything, not needed for running one app at a time, is left out of Windows 10. And with one app I mean, one visual app.
Until now I have always build a Windows UWP app to run something on the RaspberryPi. And the fact it has a form which can represent visual elements in XAML, it gives away that it is a visual app. These kind of apps are running in headed mode.
But running one visual app, taking the whole screen occupied in headed mode, does not prevent the OS from running multiple background processes in headless mode.
Today we will build our first simple web server on the Raspberry Pi running Windows 10 IoT Core.
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