IBM Worklight v5.0.5 > Install the Worklight development environment

Install Windows 8 tools

Windows Store apps run only on Windows 8, so to develop Windows Store apps, you need Windows 8 and some developer tools.

  1. Install Windows 8

  2. Download the tools and SDK

  3. Install Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8.

    Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8 includes the Windows 8 SDK and provides tools to code, debug, package, and deploy a Windows Store app.

  4. Start Visual Studio Express 2012.

    You will be prompted to obtain a developer license. You need a developer license to install, develop, test, and evaluate Windows Store apps.


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