Writing code for Windows Runtime apps (DirectX and C++)

[ 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 section explains some of the things you need to know about writing DirectX and C++ code for Windows Store apps.

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Topic Description

Asynchronous programming

This topic covers various points to consider when you are using asynchronous programming and threading with DirectX.

Working with event messaging and CoreWindow

This topic covers input and draw event messaging using the CoreWindow type in your Windows Runtime app using DirectX with C++.

Supporting Windows RT and ARM processors

This topic helps you get your DirectX Windows Store app (or game) up and running on Windows RT devices.

Asynchronous programming with C++

Create your first Windows Store app using DirectX