WinIRC is a C# IRC Client for Windows 10. It's written as a UWP application, so don't expect this to be ported to Windows 8.1 or below.
For autoupdating, the easiest way to get it is from the Microsoft Store.
If you downloaded the sideloadable package, make sure you enabled developer mode in
Settings -> Update & Security -> For developers -> Developer mode. Once this is done, on the latest insider builds and on Windows 10 phones you should be able to double click the appxbundle to install it.
You'll need the following:
Once you've downloaded the project (either via a git clone, the "Open in Visual Studio" button in github, or via some other method) and opened in visual studio the compilation steps are as follows:
Package.appmanifest -> Packaging -> Choose Certificate
Configure Certificate -> Create Test Certificate
Contributions are welcome, so feel free to make changes and submit a pull request!
There's no real code style guidelines, just make sure the code is properly indented and has the same brackets layout as the rest of the application.