Create your first Windows Phone Store app using C# or Visual Basic

[ This article is for Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x developers writing Windows Runtime apps. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation ]

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions to help you create your first app for Windows Phone. You’re going to create a basic web browser. This simple app lets the user enter a URL, and then loads the web page when the user clicks the Go button.

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Part 1: Create a new app

Create a new project and you explore the Visual Studio development environment.

Part 2: Lay out the user interface

Lay out the controls for the simple user interface of your app.

Part 3: Add the code

Add code to take action when the user interacts with your app.

Part 4: Run the app

Run your app on your development computer in Windows Phone emulator.