Building for the Universal Windows Platform

At Facebook's F8 conference that happened on April 13th 2016, Microsoft announced its core support of React Native. Microsoft added React Native support to Visual Studio Code, became a core contributor to React Native itself and most importantly added support for targeting the Universal Windows Platform. The Universal Windows Platform (UWP), is a runtime that exists on all Windows 10 based devices and even the Xbox One. With React Native's third-party Windows support, we can now target a substantially larger user-base and make our apps even more accessible.

In this recipe we will cover building a React Native for Windows application. We will cover environment setup, building our first app, and running ...

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