From 3D Printing to XInput, 325+ Windows 8.1 Code Samples...

Description

In today's Windows Wednesday post we're highlight about 1.97 million Windows 8.1 code samples (ok, maybe not THAT many, but there's actually currently 325, but that's still an official boat load of them)

Windows 8.1 app samples

Windows 8.1 Store app samples

This sample pack includes all the app code examples developed and updated for Windows 8.1. The sample pack provides a convenient way to download all the samples at once. The samples in this sample pack are available in C#, C++, and JavaScript. 

This sample pack includes all the app code examples developed and updated for Windows 8.1. The sample pack provides a convenient way to download all the samples at once. The samples in this sample pack are available in C#, C++, and JavaScript.The Windows Samples Gallery contains a variety of code samples that exercise the various new programming models, platforms, features, and components available in Windows 8.1 and/or Windows Server 2012 R2. These downloadable samples are provided as compressed ZIP files that contain a Visual Studio solution (SLN) file for the sample, along with the source files, assets, resources, and metadata necessary to successfully compile and run the sample.

Note  These samples require Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Visual Studio 2013. They do not compile in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 for Windows 8.

...

If you don't want to download the complete zips, C++ (190.3 MB), C# (65.8 MB), JavaScript (68.0 MB), Full (298.0 MB), you can head over to the Samples tab and browse and download individual samples,

SNAGHTMLb2040d5

One way I like to get a quick view of a sample pack like this, in this case the 298MB Full one, is using a utility like WinDirStat, which provides a nice peek at all the file types, sizes, etc...

image

image

There's got to be something for almost anyone doing Windows 8.1 app dev  in this pack...

The Discussion

Comments closed

Comments have been closed since this content was published more than 30 days ago, but if you'd like to send us feedback you can Contact Us.