Use a free, full-featured Visual Studio Community 2015 client that already includes the Windows 10 developer tools to get started creating innovative and compelling Universal Windows apps and Classic Windows applications. These tools include universal app templates, a code editor, a powerful debugger, Windows Mobile emulators, rich language support, and more, all ready to use in production. Includes the Windows Standalone SDK and mobile emulators.
Tools to help you localize your Store app with translation support, translation file management, and editor tools.
Use this kit to test your app for Windows 10 app certification programs.
Get all the badges and artwork needed to promote your apps. You can customize your badge with the language and style of your choice.
Ad mediation helps you maximize your ad monetization by showing more live ads in your Windows Phone app. This extension lets you use multiple ad network solutions in your project.
Use advertising to monetize your apps while presenting a rich and engaging advertising experience to your users. This SDK was released as an update through Visual Studio in March 2014.
Use the OneDrive SDKs to quickly get OneDrive integrated into your apps.
Combine the power of Windows 8.1 and Bing Maps to incorporate the latest road maps and aerial views into your Windows Store app.
Add a scalable and secure cloud back end and incorporate structured storage, user authentication, and push notifications.
Actually, the DirectX SDK is now included as part of the Windows SDK (beginning with Windows 8).
Phones are uniquely personal. The Lumia SDK offers enhanced experiences for apps running on Lumia phones.