Despite its detractors, Microsoft has of late has embraced OpenSource with a vengeance. Much code is now available on GitHub under the Microsoft moniker, for developers to tweak, extend, debug and contribute. opensource.microsoft.com is the central location for it.
The repository currently has thousands of projects and includes open source code for such things as:Visual Studio Code (I hear someone has got it to run on a Raspberry PI!) , DotNet-Core, ASP.NET-Core, Roslyn (C# and VB compilers), UWP Samples, MSBuild, Windows (UWP) Template Studio, UWP Community Toolkit, PowerShell and TypeScript.
Ps. Version 1.2 of WindowsTemplate Studio has just been released.
Windows Template Studio uses a dev-friendly wizard to get your UWP apps to F5 in no time, bringing together the pages, frameworks and features that you want. Our wizard walks developers through four steps to quickly scaffold a new UWP app:
New in V1.2: Adding content into an existing application with Right-click add.
Note: Includes the UWP Community Toolkit
Announcing Windows Template Studio
Windows Template Studio 1.1 released!
Windows Template Studio 1.2 released!