Windows on Github
Windows 10 UWP samples
Feature samples

Windows Universal samples

Focused samples showing API usage patterns for common scenarios with each UWP feature.

Windows Composition samples

Samples and demos showing how to create beautiful apps using Windows.UI.Composition and the Fluent Design System.

Showcase samples

End-to-end app samples showing real-world integration of numerous UWP features


Desktop app bridge to UWP samples

Samples that demonstrate the Desktop Conversion Extensions for converting classic desktop apps (such as Win32, Windows Forms, WPF) and games to UWP apps and games.

Tools and libraries
  • Windows Packaging samples

    Samples that show how to use Visual Studio 2017 to create Windows applications that can take the best of Win32 and UWP worlds in a single package.

  • MSIX Package Support Framework

    Tools, libraries, documentation and samples for creating app-compat fixups to enable classic Win32 applications to be distributed and executed as packaged apps.

  • MSIX Packaging SDK

    Enables developers on a variety of platforms to unpack packages for the purposes of distribution from either the Microsoft Store, or their own content distribution networks.

Games and graphics
DirectX toolkit

Collections of helper classes for writing DirectX code in C++.