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Multi-Device Hybrid Apps (Preview)

Use Visual Studio to easily build hybrid apps that run on iOS, Android, Windows and Windows Phone using a single project based on HTML and JavaScript.

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Features Overview

Target multiple devices

Target iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows Store

With Apache Cordova integration, build once and deploy to a variety of devices and platforms. Best of all, you get access to native Device APIs using only HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Get Started

Our easy-to-use installer performs all the heavy lifting needed to have your computer up and running with the appropriate SDKs, tools, libraries, and more for building cross-platform apps.

Create code

Create Code

All of the code editing features you love in Visual Studio such as IntelliSense, syntax highlighting, and many other features are available for you for all of your HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and TypeScript code.

Debug and Analyze

Set breakpoints and perform other debugging tasks easily on Android 4.4 and Windows Store from within Visual Studio.

Debug and analyze

Preview and test

Preview and Test

Whether you want to use Ripple, use an emulator, or test on a physical device attached to your computer, our Debug and Launch menu makes it easy for you to ensure your app looks and functions the way you want.

Featured Sample

Todo Sample App

Feature sample

This sample Todo apps demonstrate how to use Visual Studio’s new Multi-Device Hybrid Apps project to build a Cordova-based app using various open-source front-end frameworks: AngularJS, BackboneJS, or WinJS.

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