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Windows Developer Tools
You asked, we listened! Check out a host of new features that boost productivity, expedite device set-up, and improve performance for dev scenarios.Discover now >
Windows Apps on Arm
Adding Arm support to your Windows app lets you to tap into the rapidly growing Arm ecosystem, get better performance per watt, expand your user base, and unlock the power of AI.Add Arm support >
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Bring the power of AI into your apps across cloud and edge leveraging our toolchain - Olive and ONNX Runtime.Learn about ONNX Runtime >
Writing Apps for Windows
Start developing Windows apps or update existing apps to take advantage of the latest Windows operating system experiences.Learn more >
Windows Dev Kit 2023
Arm-powered device with everything you need to develop Windows apps for Arm, on Arm, featuring a powerful Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for AI computing.
Distribute your work to an audience of millions! Redesigned for developers to have new channels for discovery, including integration with your website and open support for more kinds of apps to run on Windows.
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Distribute your desktop app via the Store, no matter what app framework or packaging tool you use - Win32, .NET, Java, Electron, or MSIX.Learn more >
Build Progressive Web Apps with PWABuilder 3, debug with PWA support in the Microsoft Edge dev tools, and publish your PWA in the Store, including access to new commerce tools and capabilities!Learn more >
Microsoft Store API
Use the Microsoft Store submission API for MSI or EXE apps to programmatically create and update store submissions for your app.Learn more >
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Dev Drive: Performance, Security and Control for Developers
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Iterating on your Welcome Experience feedback
One of Visual Studio’s goals is to help you quickly ‘get to code.’ We’ve recently experimented with ...
May 30, 2023