Windows Store Developer Solutions team blogs and videos

The Windows Store Developer Solutions team is a global team within Microsoft Developer support that provides technical support to Microsoft’s customers developing Windows Store and Phone apps. The team authors and blog series here: and a video series here:  HTH Doug

Windows Store app solutions and tips for certification

Our team within Microsoft Global Business Support that supports developer writing Windows Store apps and Windows Phone apps have a team blog here. This is multi-contributor blog that offers advice and ideas on solving some of the common scenarios that our support teams see customers trying to work through. One of the areas that is…

Building Windows Store apps in the UK?

Our UK Developer and Platform Evangelism team have a great site designed to help get UK developers started building Windows Store apps and make them successful. You can find it here:       HTH Regards Doug

Windows Store app crash reports now provided with certification feedback

Great to see that we are now going to provide crash reports to help you certify your Windows Store app. In other words if the certification report comes back indicating that it crashed in some way during testing, we’ll now provide more detail about the nature of the crash. The post also points to documentation…

What is a Microsoft account?

Useful short, new video here explaining what a Microsoft account is. HTH Doug

Surface videos

I’m enjoying watching the Surface videos. Here is the full set of Surface videos so far… Surface with Windows RT Drop Test Learn more about Surface The making of Microsoft Surface The Surface Movement Microsoft Surface Street Art time lapse Surface by Microsoft These are all linked from the Surface page on YouTube   And…


Free – online jump start training for Windows 8 app development – starts today

#MSLearning In case you are looking for some free training – starting today for two days (Pacific time zone) – learn about developing for Windows 8 apps with  HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript.  This will also help you prepare for new certification exams: Exam 70-480: Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3 Exam 70-481: Essentials of…