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Getting started with developing Windows Runtime apps

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Start developing Windows Runtime apps with this step-by-step guide. Get the tools you need, build your first app, and test it on your own device or in the simulator or emulator. Find out how to make the most of the platform and the tools, learn what's new, and get suggestions for your next steps.

What's New in Windows Phone 8.1

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