Windows Dev Center

Structure and Content

Top-Level Navigation

  • Dashboard (a personalised account)
  • Get started
  • Design
  • Develop
  • Publish
  • Community

Home Page

  • Get started
  • Primary navigation (download tools, get code samples, Windows App Studio, sumbit apps, dev center app, preview the OS
  • Why develop for Windows?
  • What's new (includes news stories, events)


Each main section includes a home page of its own, with a series of sub-sections.

Structure of the "Develop" section:

  • How to
  • Samples
  • Reference (API)
  • Downloads
  • Most sub-sections use a sidebar to browse content

Search is global and is accessed from the top-right.


  • The site feels complex, with long navigation paths. It felt difficult to know where you were in the overall structure.
  • Search doesn't feel closely integrated.
  • Expanders everywhere.

Design/Whiteboards/DeveloperCenter/WindowsDevCenter (last edited 2014-09-05 12:56:33 by AllanDay)