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Is your website ready for Windows 10 ?

Hello! Windows 10 has been in the market for a month now following the official launch on July 29. Since then, the new OS has been gaining ground super fast and in less than a month Windows 10 was running on more than 75 million devices! And growing. Well, that’s great news for web developers as well. Especially, that the new Windows comes with a whole new Browser that is built for the modern web! Microsoft…

What you need to start developing for Windows 10!

Hello Developers! Now that Windows 10 is officially launched and the tools are released, everything is set and ready for you to start developing for Windows 10 (if you haven’t started yet). Moreover: The Windows 10 SDK is out The Store is open for Windows 10 apps First, get your Windows 10 free upgrade. Next, download the tools for Windows 10 from here <https://dev.windows.com/en-us/downloads> which include Visual Studio 2015 with Windows developer tools. If you have Visual Studio already…

The First Windows 10 Bridge: Project Westminster

Hello Developers! We are nearing the official launch of Windows 10 and the pace of Build releases has been speeding up in the past month to the fast ring. Last week, 2 releases (Build 10159 and 10162). The developer SDK is catching up as well, and on July 1st Microsoft released a new Windows 10 SDK Preview and the associated Windows 10 Mobile emulators. This SDK is to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview…

Prepare for the Windows 10 Unified Dev Center

Cross-post from my MSDN blog: Hello developers! As we anxiously await for Windows 10’s official release in 29 July, we started ramping-up on the developer material to help us bring our app experiences to Windows 10 and the Universal Windows Platform. The new operating system will have a new enhanced store to distribute your apps and have users download and review them. The end users will experience the new store but as developers in the…

Mapping of app categories from old stores to new Windows 10 store

For those of you who started to prepare their apps for Windows 10, here is a comprehensive list that shows the mapping of the app categories from the old Windows developer dashboard to the new unified dev center for Windows 10: Windows Phone 7.x or 8.x categories that have a different category for Windows 10 Windows Phone 8 Windows 10 government + politics > commentary Government + politics government + politics > legal issues Government…

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