One of the major new capabilities for developers in Windows 10 version 1511 is the final release of Windows.UI.Composition. This was in preview in the 10240 SDK but has now reached full release in this new update.
Unleash your creativity and explore new possibilities to visually bring your application to life! Learn how to utilize new light-weight Visuals, Animations, Effects, and Manipulations to easily create smooth and highly scalable UI experiences spanning Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. Whether you're a XAML or DX developer, learn how you can use the new family of Windows.UI.Composition APIs in your apps.