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Start developing for Windows 10

Build your first game app for the Windows desktop

 

Develop desktop applications

Windows APIs

Windows APIs

Your main resource for developing desktop apps and drivers.

UX Guidelines

UX Guidelines

Create great user experiences with these detailed UX guidelines for desktop apps.

Create a great UI

Create a great UI

Develop a UI and connect events,
like user input, to create a compelling user experience.

Leverage the Windows Shell

Leverage the Windows Shell

Help people work with your app or file from the desktop, taskbar, or File Explorer.

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