Native application development

Develop application

The following sections explain how to use Visual Studio for Tizen to develop your applications.

Create Tizen Native project

To create a Tizen Native project:

  1. In the Visual Studio menu, select File > New > Project.

  2. For creating Native application, select C++ and Tizen options in the dropdown list. Then, select Tizen Native project and click Next.

    Create Tizen project

  3. In the configure window, type the name for your project and click Create.

    Configure project

  4. In the Tizen Profile Select window, select the required profile, platform version, and template for your project, then click OK.

  5. The visual studio window with newly created project appears on the screen.

    Visual Studio screen

Build your project

  1. To build your project, select Build Solution in the Solution Explorer window.

    Build project

  2. To deploy and run your application, select Debug > Start without Debugging.


    Ensure the emulator is running in your system.

    Run application


Debug your application in emulator

  1. Open .c file in your visual studio application.

  2. Add a break point in your source code.

    Add break point

  3. Start the debugging session by selecting Debug > Start Debugging in the menu bar, or pressing F5, or by clicking the Debug button in the menu bar.