What is it all about?
The Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) contains headers, libraries, and tools you can use when you create apps that run on Windows operating systems. With the Windows SDK, you can begin building Universal Windows apps and desktop apps for Windows 10, Version 1511. This SDK also supports building Windows apps and desktop applications for Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2, and Windows Server 2008.
* Design and code an app that’s easy to navigate and looks great on a variety of devices and screen sizes. * Define your app’s personality through color, typography, and motion. * Controls are the building blocks you use to create a UI. A pattern is recipe for combining controls to make something new. * Customize your app for specific types of input and devices. * Make your app more inclusive through accessibility and globalization, app settings, and in-app help. * Jump-start your project with design templates and tools. * Learn about our design philosophy and the theory behind our design recommendations.