Windows 8 Developer Opportunity

Still not sure what is coming in Windows 8 or how to start building applications for the Metro UI. Join us for a 2 hour overview of the amazing new features in Windows 8 from a developers perspective. Start your journey to learning how to create fast and fluid Metro apps, the Windows Store and the opportunities for publishing apps.

To register CLICK HERE.

Windows 8 has been reimagined to focus on your life. The beautiful, fast, and fluid design is perfect for a range of hardware: from compact, touch-enabled slates and lightweight laptops, to large, powerful all-in-ones with high-definition screens. It's smooth, intuitive, and gives you instant access to your people, apps, and stuff, so you spend less time searching and more time doing.

If you're a developer, Windows® 8 Consumer Preview gives you an amazing platform to reach the millions of people around the world who use Windows every day to be more productive, creative, and to have fun. With Windows 8 Consumer Preview, you have unprecedented access and opportunity to reach that worldwide customer base early. Windows 8 represents the most significant platform opportunity available to developers, with a chance to reach millions of people with your amazing Metro style apps.

Apps are at the centre of the Windows 8 experience. They're alive with activity and vibrant content. Users are immersed in your full-screen, Metro style apps, where they can focus on their content, rather than on the operating system.

Signing up to sell your app in the Windows Store means you can tap into the worldwide user base of Windows, even at the Consumer Preview stage. You'll draw from a wealth of new tools and services, including updated versions of Microsoft® Visual Studio® Express, Microsoft® Expression Blend®, an optimized Windows 8 SDK, and personalized app telemetry data, so you can develop and deploy apps faster and more profitably.

With Windows 8, you can leverage your existing skills and code assets to create Metro style apps for your customers.

Comments (2)

  1. Schalk says:

    Anything ever going to happen in Cape Town?

  2. southafrica says:

    We are in the process of scheduling Cape Town events. Here are the tentative times. The dates should not change.

    9 May: 6pm – 8pm

    10 May: 9am – 5pm

    11 May: TBD

    12 May: 9am – 6pm Registration link:

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