Packaging your UWP app

Similar to the apps distributed for Windows 8, UWP apps are packaged and distributed in a specific format. Once packaged, they can be uploaded to the Windows Store, or distributed to a non-developer workstation. The information contained in the package includes the capabilities and contracts that your app uses as well as information on the app user tile, the splash screen, and more.

This recipe will show you what you need to do to package your UWP app so that it is ready for the outside world to use.

Getting ready

As before, we will continue to use the RSSReader app referenced in the Using the UWP app simulator recipe. Feel free to substitute an app of your choice if you have one available.

How to do it...

Perform the following ...

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