Win the Ultimate Gaming Experience. First, register at https://aka.ms/JenPrizes. Then, publish your app to the Windows Store and/or Windows Phone Store between December 20, 2012 through February 28, 2013 and qualify for the following rewards:
- A store registration reimbursement† AND a copy of Halo 4 for Xbox 360!
- A chance to win one of 12 Xbox 360 consoles with Kinect. The more apps you enter, the more chances you'll have to win.
- The Grand Prize: Three devs with the best apps will win an ultimate backstage pass to Microsoft Studios and spend the day with the Windows 8 Games Studios team—makers of Windows 8, Windows Phone 8, and XBOX-enabled games!
The full details and registration are at https://aka.ms/JenPrizes.
Want some help getting started? Get help building an app in 30 days at https://aka.ms/Jen30TLWin8. There are various learning paths that you can choose, including Windows 8 Apps, Windows 8 Games, Windows Phone 8 Apps, Web Technologies, and App Frameworks. You will receive:
- Insider tips and tricks on Windows 8 and Windows Phone application development. You will receive step-by-step instructions on how to move forward with developing a polished app!
- Personal on-the-phone access to a Windows 8 and Windows Phone expert*.
- An exclusive one-on-one Windows UI style design consultation*.
- An opportunity to test your app with qualified experts an App Lab.
I would have *loved* to receive a free design consultation on my apps! That extra degree of polish and professionalism definitely helps drive downloads. Get started at https://aka.ms/Jen30TLWin8!
† Current Windows Store and Windows Phone Store subscribers, members of DreamSpark, BizSpark, or MSDN are not eligible. Reimbursement will be awarded in the form of a Gift Card ($49 for Windows Store or $99 for Windows Phone Store). Limit one (1) reimbursement per Store per person. For full details, eligibility, and entry deadlines, see Official Rules.
* Offer good only to legal residents in the 50 United States & D.C. age 18 or older to hobbyists, professionals or developers in the field of software tech who sign up for building a Windows 8 application on www.generationapp.com. Offer limited to 250 design consultations per month and 500 technical review consultations per month, on a first come first served basis. Limit of one session of each offer type per person. This offer is non-transferable and cannot be combined with any other offer. This offer ends when supplies are exhausted, and is not redeemable for cash.