Create your first app
Welcome to the UWP platform! These tutorials will help you create your first UWP app in the language of your choice.
To get started, choose your favorite language.
C# and XAML
Use your .NET, WPF, or Silverlight skills to build apps using C# with Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML).
If you want to learn the basics, or just refresh your memory, try reading these:
- C# Fundamentals for Absolute Beginners
- VB Fundamentals for Absolute Beginners
- A Developer's Guide to Windows 10
C++/WinRT and XAML
Leverage your programming expertise in standard C++ to build apps using C++/WinRT with Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML).
Learn more about C++/WinRT.
Visual C++ component extensions (C++/CX) and XAML
Take advantage of your C++ programming expertise to build apps using Visual C++ component extensions (C++/CX) with Extensible Application Markup Language (XAML).
Learn more about C++ here.
Web apps can be easily packaged into the UWP framework as Hosted Web Apps, and promoted on the Microsoft Store.
When you're ready to try something a little more fun than "Hello, World!", try out these tutorials.
- Tutorial: Create a user interface
- A simple 2D UWP game for the Microsoft Store, written in C# and MonoGame