Mobile app development tools and resources
Introducing universal Windows apps
Build a universal Windows app that reaches all Windows devices from mobile to desktop. If you already have an app, learn how to extend its reach to different form factors.
Get free tools for building apps
Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2013 for Windows has all the core tools you need to build apps for both the Windows Phone Store and the Windows Store.
Windows App Studio
App Studio lets you create a content-based app idea by applying text, Web content, imagery, and design concepts to a rich set of customizable templates. No coding experience is necessary to get started on your first app.
Mobile apps on Azure
Build and host the cloud backend for any mobile app on Windows, iOS, or Android. Azure gives you the flexibility to power your mobile apps using Virtual Machines, Cloud Services, or Mobile Services.
Go Mobile with Xamarin
MSDN Premium and Ultimate subscribers can save up to 20% on Xamarin Enterprise Edition or Business Edition.