Even though the Microsoft store on W10 is not as popular as other platforms, I don’t think it’s too difficult a job to distributed Julia through the Microsoft store. Recently Python 3.7 was put in the store. I am not sure what their rational was, but to me it dosn’t seem like a bad thing to do.
- Installs to the users %appdata% folder (I am fairly certain that’s where it installs now).
- Add UWP features if needed.
- Increased reach and exposure.
Link to MS documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/uwp/porting/desktop-to-uwp-root