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Create your first Windows Store app

The Windows Store opens up a great opportunity for developers. As a developer, here's what you'll need to know to create your first Windows Store app.

By Mark Newton, 1 Mar 2013 at 14:32

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If you've already read our feature on creating tablet-style Windows 8 apps, you'll be ready to create your first submission to the Windows Store. Here are the steps we took in Visual Studio create our own first app - a basic RSS reader, consisting of a page with a grid element on it, set as two columns. You can download the accompanying code from

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Where is the datasource for the feed? I have looked at the "download" and I cannot see it!

By ajbates1 on 23 Apr 2013

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