The final challenge is underway, Publish as many qualifying Windows 8 apps as you can from May 13 until June 15th, 2013 and for each app you publish you’ll automatically be entered into a draw for a chance to win
What could you win?
- A grand prize of $2500
- 1 of five $500 cash prizes
- 1 of ten new Windows Nokia 820 phones
That’s just the challenge! Remember everyone who submits a qualifying Windows Phone, Windows 8, or Azure app gets rewards!
- Publish a Windows Phone or Windows 8 app get 5000 points
- Get a 5000 point bonus for publishing your first app
- Get 1000 points just for registering for Developer Movement
If you are a few points short of that reward you are after, look up all the ways you can earn points
Aside from the challenge which gives you a chance to win the prizes listed above, everyone gets to cash in their points for rewards!
- 11,000 points gets you an Xbox 360 Kinect
- 13,000 points gets you a Seagate hard drive
Check out all your amazing choices of rewards
So dust off that half finished app you started three months ago and finish it up! Or build that app that you’ve been thinking about for the last 6 months but just haven’t gotten around to sitting down and coding. Below are some resources to help you create and publish your app!
Never published an app before?
- Step by Step how to publish your app to the Windows 8 store
- Step by Step how a student gets a DreamSpark account for free software and store accounts
- Step by Step how to get your free student Windows 8 store account
- Step by Step how to get your free Student Windows Phone Store account
Never built an app before?
- Step by Step creating an app to find the nearest… on a map
- Step by Step making Windows 8 pong for a complete beginner
Just looking for a few things to help you build an app faster?
- Template for platformer game
- Free art assets (Outer Space, Steam Punk, Zombie, Day of the Dead just scroll down!)
- Check out some app templates to help you get rolling
- How Blend made creating an app in 24 hours easy