Store

All VBB Components are free to use for layout and design. However, some component collections require a subscription to access their virtualization features. The Store manages the In-App purchase of component collections.

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All features of the Store:

  1. Free Components ( RED/BLUE ) : Free components are color coded RED or BLUE in the Toolbox
  2. Student Components ( GREEN ) : Student components are color coded GREEN in the Toolbox.
  3. PRO Components ( GREY ) : PRO components are color coded GREY in the Toolbox.
  4. Buy Student Subscription : Tap to purchase a Student Subscription from Microsoft

Free Components ( RED/BLUE )

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Schematic Components ( RED )

Schematic Components are components that document the component pinout either in abstract schematic form or in Breadboard physical form but do not virtualize. Fritzing components for example have no virtualization capability and are so considered as Schematic components. In the Toolbox Schematic components are color coded RED.

Free Components ( BLUE )

Free Components are virtualizing Breadboard components that can be used for free to get started with VBB. In the Toolbox Free components are color coded BLUE.

Student Components ( GREEN )

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The Student Component Collection is a collection of components that are commonly used when first learning about physical computing. The Student Subscription provides low cost access to students to support their initial studies. In the Toolbox Student components are color coded GREEN.

PRO Components ( GREY )

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The PRO Component Collection is an extended collection of components that can be accessed with a PRO subscribtion. In the Toolbox PRO components are color coded GREY.

Buy Student Subscription

Student Subscriptions are purchased from the Microsoft Store. Microsoft handles the transaction including local taxes and your prefered payment method.

How to Buy

  1. Tap the Student Buy Button
  2. Complete the Payment Processes using Microsoft Store secure payment dialog
  3. Your subcription will be updated and visible in the LaunchPad status
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Buy PRO Subscription

PRO Subscriptions are purchased from the Microsoft Store. Microsoft handles the transaction including local taxes and your prefered payment method.

How to Buy

  1. Tap the PRO Buy Button
  2. Complete the Payment Processes using Microsoft Store secure payment dialog
  3. Your subcription will be updated and visible in the LaunchPad status
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