Using the tools
Learn how to use the development and design tools for creating Windows Store apps.
- Visual Studio is a collection of tools that you can use to create, code, debug, localize, package, and deploy a Windows Store app.
- Visual Studio templates provide a starting point to help you create Windows Store apps using Visual Studio.
- Blend for Visual Studio helps you design and build user interfaces by providing you with an accurate design surface and tools that let you visually create and edit Windows Store apps.