Run Store apps from Visual Studio
For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017 RC, see Visual Studio 2017 RC Documentation.
Store apps run on a broad range of devices, and Visual Studio provides you with a number of ways to run and interact with those apps. The "F5" experience is enhanced to make it easy to debug, profile, and test apps during development.
|Run Windows Store apps on the local machine||Run your Windows Store app on the Visual Studio device.|
|Run Windows Store apps in the simulator||Run your Windows Store app in a desktop window that simulates Windows 8.x Store functionality such as touch and orientation.|
|Run Windows Store apps on a remote machine||Deploy and run your Windows Store app on a device that is connected to the Visual Studio machine over a network or directly through an Ethernet cable.|
|Run Windows Phone apps in the emulator||Run your Windows Store app in a desktop window that simulates a Windows Phone.|
|Deploy Windows Store apps from Visual Studio||Deploy and register your Windows Store app on a device for ad-hoc testing.|