Getting Started

No matter what app you are trying to build, there is certain software you need to install.

Why build an app

You have already seen the popularity of apps on a variety of platforms. The Windows 8 app store brings your Windows 8 app to Desktop PCs, laptops, and mobile devices like tablets.

But there are sometimes other cool reasons to build a Windows 8 app

Almost ready to publish?

iOS Developer?

Game developer?

Open Source App Templates

SDK and Toolkits

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