Visual Studio Samples
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You can find Visual Studio samples on the MSDN Code Gallery website.
You can use the New Project dialog box to browse for samples. (To open the dialog box, on the menu bar, choose File, New, Project.)
Here are some other places to look for samples.
|Windows Developer Center Samples||Shows how to develop Windows 8.x Store apps.|
|.NET Framework Samples||Shows various aspects of the .NET Framework in C# and Visual Basic.|
|C# Samples||Shows how to use different features of C#.|
|Visual Basic Samples||Shows how to use different features of Visual Basic.|
|F# Samples||Shows how to use different features of F#.|
|C++ Samples||Shows how to use different features in C++.|
|DirectX Samples||Shows how to use DirectX.|
|Office Development Samples||Shows how to use Office development tools in Visual Studio. For the most current samples, see MSDN Developer Samples: Learn Through Code.|
|VSSDK Samples||Shows how to extend Visual Studio.|