Develop for Windows. It’s time.
Get going quickly
Getting started on Windows is easier than you think; the tools are free, the code samples are solid, and what you already know matters.
Give life to your app
Develop apps that bring relevant, real-time information to your users, and keep them coming back for more.
Get discovered in new places
With the fastest growing mobile platform globally and a steady desktop market, it’s a great time to bring your apps to Windows: on phones, tablets, and PCs.
Windows 10 Technical Preview
This latest release shows a lot of what Windows 10 can do, and lets you send feedback directly to the teams that are building the product. Because this is an early release, though, we don’t yet recommend that you use the Windows 10 Technical Preview as your primary operating system for software development.
Learn to use the universal templates in Visual Studio to create apps that share much of the same code for Windows Phones, tablets, and PCs.
If you haven't done much coding before, but have a great idea for a phone app, start here.
Microsoft Technical Evangelist Jerry Nixon and Daren May, President of Crank211 teach you how to save time building apps using the universal Windows app projects in Visual Studio.