Use this index to quickly find the user experience (UX) guidelines that can help you create a great Windows Store app. If you haven’t already, you should start by reading Making great Windows Store apps and Planning Windows Store apps.
Learn to build Windows Store apps
Learn the basics of Windows Store app development from MSDN. Make use of these resources to create beautiful apps on the Windows 8 platform.
Here’s what it has to offer:
Make the right decisions during the planning phase to ease development and maximize your app’s potential in the Windows Store.
Discover the resources and design guidance you need to build beautiful apps with the look and feel of Windows 8.
Learn how to use Visual Studio to prepare and package your app for the Windows Store.
Navigate the Windows Store with confidence and maximize your exposure to potential customers.
Beyond the how – learn why the Windows Store app development platform works the way it does, and discover advanced techniques to enhance your apps.
Learn to develop games as Windows Store apps, and learn more about DirectX and C++ for game development.
Complete guidance for critical scenarios to enhance your understanding of key concepts and jumpstart your development projects.
If you’re familiar with building iOS apps, these design and programming resources will help you get started building Windows Store apps.
- Sideloading Windows 8 Store Apps (blogs.windows.com)
- Tips for building a Windows Store app using XAML and C++: The Hilo project | Build 2012 (channel9.msdn.com)