Universal Windows Platform: Debugging on IL2CPP Scripting Backend
Universal Windows Platform: Examples

FAQ

How to create AppX package from Visual Studio ?

  • After building the project from Unity Editor open it with Visual Studio
  • In the solution explorer, right click on the project
  • Store -> Create App Packages
  • Do you want to build packages to upload to the Windows Store? Choose No, then Next
  • Pick appropriate platform, for ex., ARM Release
  • Don’t include public symbol files, this will make package smaller
  • Create
  • Locate folder which is named something like YourApp_1.0.0.0_ARM_Test, check that it has Add-AppDevPackage.ps1 file
  • Copy the folder contents to the target machine, then on the target machine right click on Add-AppDevPackage.ps1 -> Run with PowerShell
  • Follow the steps, you might need an internet connection to install Developper License, this will require for you to have Microsoft account
  • If everything is okay, your app should appear on the start menu

How to install an appx file on your machine?

  • Open Windows PowerShell from start menu, navigate to your appx file, execute Add-AppxPackage <yourappx>.appx, if the appx was signed, it will be installed on your machine. Note: if you’re installing appx file again, you have to uninstall the previous one, simply right-click on the icon, and click Uninstall.

I am getting an error “DEP0600: incorrect parameter” while deploying an application.

  • Something is wrong with your certificate, try creating a new by clicking on Package.appxmanifest -> Packaging -> Choose Certificate -> Configure Certificate -> Create Test Certificate

How to use Visual Studio’s graphical debugger on ARM?

How to deploy a project on a tablet PC?

Getting more information about Windows App Certification Kit (WACK) failure?

You can find a log in <user&gt;\AppData\Local\Microsoft\AppCertKit which might contain additional information about the failure.

Help! There’s too many defines! Which are defined when?

No worries. Here’s all of them:

UNITY_WINRT Defined on all scripts
UNITY_WSA Defined on all scripts
UNITY_WINRT_10_0 Defined on all scripts
UNITY_WSA_10_0 Defined on all scripts
ENABLE_IL2CPP Defined on all scripts when using IL2CPP scripting backend
NETFX_CORE Defined on C# scripts that are compiled using Microsoft C# compiler when using .NET scripting backend
WINDOWS_UWP Defined on C# scripts when using .NET 4.6 or .NET Standard 2.0 compatibility level
ENABLE_WINMD_SUPPORT Defined on C# scripts when using .NET 4.6 or .NET Standard 2.0 compatibility level

See also platform dependent compilation.


• 2017–05–16 Page amended

Universal Windows Platform: Debugging on IL2CPP Scripting Backend
Universal Windows Platform: Examples