Designing UX for apps

Learn about and apply the basic principles of great Windows Store app design.

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Learn how to plan our your app to take advantage of our design principles and new Windows features.

Navigation design

Learn how to organize your app's content so your users can navigate easily and intuitively.

Commanding design

Learn how to choose the right UI surface for commands, like copy and paste, so you can be sure your app is easy to use.

Touch interaction design

Learn about the touch interactions for Windows Store apps and the guidelines for designing good touch interactions.

Detailed UX guidelines

Learn about the detailed user experience guidelines for Windows Store apps, from UI controls to app contracts.

Download design assets!

Get started designing apps quickly with a portfolio of reusable wireframes, redlines, fonts and other useful design resources.




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