Enables you to discover another instance of your app on a nearby device and create a socket connection between the peer apps by using a tap gesture or by browsing.
- StaticAttribute(Windows.Networking.Proximity.IPeerFinderStatics, NTDDI_WIN8)
The PeerFinder class has these types of members:
The PeerFinder class has these events.
|ConnectionRequested||Occurs when a remote peer requests a connection using the ConnectAsync method.|
|TriggeredConnectionStateChanged||Occurs during a tap gesture from a remote peer.|
The PeerFinder class has these methods. With C#, Visual Basic, and C++, it also inherits methods from the Object class.
|ConnectAsync||Connects to a peer discovered by a call to the FindAllPeersAsync method.|
|FindAllPeersAsync||Asynchronously browses for peer computers that are running the same app within wireless range.|
|Start()||Starts the process of finding peer apps and makes an app discoverable to remote peers.|
|Start(String)||Delivers a message to a peer app on a proximate device.|
|Stop||Stops the process of finding peer apps or advertising for a peer connection.|
The PeerFinder class has these properties.
|Read/write||Specifies whether the PeerFinder class may connect a StreamSocket object by using Bluetooth.|
|Read/write||Specifies whether the PeerFinder class may connect to a StreamSocket object using TCP/IP.|
|Read/write||Specifies whether the PeerFinder class may connect a StreamSocket object by using Wi-Fi Direct.|
|Read-only||Gets a list of alternate appId values to match with peer applications on other platforms.|
|Read/write||Gets or sets the name that identifies your computer to remote peers.|
|Read-only||Gets a value that indicates which discovery options are available to use with the PeerFinder class.|
Minimum supported client
|Windows 8 [Windows Store apps only]|
Minimum supported server
|Windows Server 2012 [Windows Store apps only]|
Minimum supported phone
|Windows Phone 8|
Build date: 2/25/2013