Yet Another Podcast #170 – Windows Template Studio

Create UWP Applications with a template wizard…

Clint Rutkas is a Sr. Product Manager for Windows focusing on the developer platform.  He has worked at 343 Industries on Halo and on Channel 9 and built some crazy projects using Windows technology like a computer controlled disco dance floor, a custom Ford Mustang, t-shirt shooting robots and more.

Michael Crump works at Microsoft as a Product Manager on Windows and is a coder, blogger and speaker of various software development topics. He has a passion for a wide range of technology stacks that involve desktop and mobile. You can find Michael on twitter at @mbcrump or his personal blog at

They are responsible for the new Windows Template Studio. In short, this is a set of templates to make creating UWP applications far easier.  WTS uses a wizard to walk you through four steps:

  • Pick your project type
  • Pick your Framework
  • Select which pages to use in your app
  • Add features



About Jesse Liberty

Jesse Liberty has three decades of experience writing and delivering software projects and is the author of 2 dozen books and a couple dozen online courses. His latest book, Building APIs with .NET will be released early in 2025. Liberty is a Senior SW Engineer for CNH and he was a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft, a Distinguished Software Engineer for AT&T, a VP for Information Services for Citibank and a Software Architect for PBS. He is a Microsoft MVP.
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