Design for Windows Runtime apps – Windows app development


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Visual identity

Define and deliver a powerful visual experience for your brand and your app.

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Understand how to use grids in your Store app.

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Creatively use patterns and tools to help users navigate your app.

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Form factors

Design app experiences for multiple form factors and use responsive design elements to reflow your app elegantly.

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Use type thoughtfully to aid readability, imply hierarchy, and add beauty.

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Reflect your app's personality with the colors you choose.