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Visual studio 2017: Add support for Windows store 8 projects (Phone & Desktop).

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add projects support for Windows Store 8.1 and 8.0, and Windows Phone 8.1 and 8.0 in VS 2017 RTM

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  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    yes we need windows phone development support for every new release of visual studio

  • Fzoltan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    So you seriously consider WP 7/8/10 products dead I think...

    And Microsoft seems surprised when they see the marketshare going down below 1%.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It looks bad when new Microsoft development tools remove ability to develop apps for Microsoft phones!

  • Valiant John commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Only 20-40% of the phones are upgraded to W10 rest of them are still using WP8.1, Why you have dropped support for WP8.1?

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Dear all, i changed to the latest Visual Studio 2017 but in fact, there is no possibility to develop for the Windows phone 7 and 8. i need this , because it is much easier to develop with the windows Phone templates (panorama app, etc..) for fast building. Also it was much better structured Please give a procedure how to implement the windows phone templates in the Visual Studio 2017 Community

  • Ulf Parsch commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We have a lot of customers on old windows phones. So please bring back this feature to VS 2017.

  • Stavros Sotirchos commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It is quite frustrating to see that Visual Studio 2017 does not support anymore for Windows Phone 8.1 althouhg 81% of current windows phones do NOT have Windows 10 installed.

  • Eugenis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please make Visual Studio 2017 compatible with the Windows Phone 8.1 SDK. A lot of my project unavailable now... It's not good for developers when we are loosing the capabilities from old versions to new

  • Richard Vega commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Is really a shame when we shy away from "developers, developers, developers". Please bring back Windows phone 8.1 support since you also shut the door on upgrading my Lumia 920 to Windows 10.

  • Ste Griffiths commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I'm still rocking my Lumia 820 and just updated to VS 2017, not realising I wouldn't be able to open any of my Windows Phone App projects. Have mercy on a nerd and make VS2017 compatible with the WP 8.1 SDK! :)

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