The easiest way to set up Visual Studio for the ultimate UWP development experience. Requires Visual Studio 2017 Update 8 or newer.
See the change log for changes and road map.
After installing the UWP Essentials and restarting Visual Studio, the following extensions will be installed:
- Windows Template Studio
- Multilingual App Toolkit
- XAML Styler
- Console App (Universal) Project Templates
- CommandLine-Activated Windows App (Templates)
- Multi-Instance App Project Templates
If you already have one or more of these extensions installed, UWP Essentials will not re-install them.
Suggest new extensions
If you know of any good extensions that you think would benefit UWP developers, then log an issue with the suggestion on the GitHub issue tracker.
Check out the contribution guidelines if you want to contribute to this project.
For cloning and building this project yourself, make sure to install the Extensibility Tools extension for Visual Studio which enables some features used by this project.