Open a link in IE application and send e-mail

In Windows Store apps Forums, some users asked a simple questions:

1. How to open a link in IE application?

  • Usando MVVM :
private async void GoTo()
       {
           var uri = new Uri("http://www.saramgsilva.com/");
           await Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(uri);
       }
  • Using directly an HyperlinkButton:
XAML 
<HyperlinkButton  Click="OpenClick"  Tag="{Binding Link}"    Content="Read more.." />

C#
   private void OpenClick(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
   {

    var link = (HyperlinkButton) e.OriginalSource;

   Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(new Uri(link.Tag.ToString()));

   }

2. How to allow to send an email?

 private async void MailTo()
 {
           var uri = new Uri("mailto:myemail@live.com");
           await Windows.System.Launcher.LaunchUriAsync(uri);
 }