Ready to create your first Windows app? Our tutorials help you target all Windows devices from a single project, in the language you prefer.

User interface basics, design principles, layout guidelines, templates, and more.

Guidance, reference, tutorials, and code snippets help you build your app, whether it’s brand new or ported from another platform.

Get your app into the Store and explore the features in the new Windows Dev Center dashboard like beta testing, analytic reports, and more.

Making money from your apps doesn’t have to stop at the point of sale. Explore all the monetization options, including in-app purchase, advertising, and more.

Create ad campaigns, distribute promotional codes, put your apps on sale, and engage with customers by responding to reviews.

Learn how to expand your reach by publishing your app to over 200 markets and 100 languages.

Use this resource to map platform features—and your knowledge—between the Android, iOS and UWP platforms.

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What's cool in Windows 10

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update brings state-of-the-art features to your apps, no matter what platform you work on. To take advantage of these amazing new capabilities, upgrade to Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 and the latest SDK.


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A quick visual how to for installing Visual Studio and the Windows 10 SDK. You can begin creating your own universal Windows app today!

See how simple it is to create outstanding experiences tailored to a wide array of device types, from the smallest Lumia phone to the new 84" Surface Hub, all running the same app!

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