Universal Windows Platform Guidelines

A great app starts with a great user interface. Learn how to design and code a UWP app that looks fantastic on all Windows 10-based devices.



A Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app is a Windows experience that is built upon the UWP, which was first introduced in Windows 8 as the Windows Runtime. At the core of the Universal Windows Platform apps is the idea that users want their experiences to be mobile across ALL their devices, and they want to use whatever device is most convenient or productive for the task at hand.

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Further Readings

Find out more on the design system and get to know it better.

Scaling your phone..

by Rajen Kishna

In porting your phone app to the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), one of the main challenges you’ll face is coming up with reasonable visual designs.. Read more

Intro to the Universal..

by Microsoft

Windows 10 introduces the Universal Windows Platform, which further evolves the Windows Runtime model and brings it into the Windows 10 unified core. Read more

Optimizing apps for Contin..

by Windows Apps Team

With Windows 10, you have the productivity of a PC in your pocket. Continuum for phone enables you to connect a Windows mobile device to any external.. Read more