What's next?

Ready to write Windows 10 apps? Here's an overview of the process.

The process of writing an Windows 10 app

Other resources

If you're completely new to the UWP platform, try some of the Channel 9 videos and Microsoft Virtual Academy and LinkedIn Learning courses. If you are already familiar with Windows development, you can start reading through the topics below, or go straight to downloading some samples.

UWP and the UWP app Lifecycle

How does an app start, what happens when you start another one? Here’s the story.

UX and UI

What controls do you have at your disposal, and how can they be used? These topics explain how controls and code work together, and how you can customize them to suit the look of your app.

Data and Services

Learn about data binding, which lets your code automatically populate lists and grids. Discover how to link to external resources to get data into your apps.


Share your work with the world, make money. We’ll walk you through the process of getting your app onto the store.

Windows Developer Blog

The Windows Developer Blog includes regular postings on the latest in coding techniques, project ideas, and tools. Here are some you might find useful as you explore Windows development.