Get Appy: The Windows Store is Open For Developers

Are you ready for the good news? Ready to Get Appy? 

Well here it is, the Windows Store is open for Developers and we’re all anxious to see all the cool apps you develop and place into the store!  What’s even more exciting is that all eligible MSDN subscribers receive a free, one-year Windows Store developer account as part of their MSDN benefits. (Eligible subscriptions include Visual Studio Professional, Test Professional, Premium, Ultimate, and BizSpark.) We have a program for students—DreamSpark—that similarly waives the subscription fee. And we have an offer for Make great Windows Store appsbusinesses in our BizSpark program, as well.

So by now, I know you’re excited and ready to get started…let me help you in the right direction.  Once you get the Windows 8 OS and the Visual Studio 2012 tools from MSDN and/or DreamSpark (*premium for OS), to get started and on your way to having an Windows 8 developed in 30 Days try Generation App:


Generation App can help you develop an app in 30 days.  Leverage the 30 to launch program, to spur your app development or as a precursor to the Microsoft Developer Camps and appLabs.  With technical and design support offered, it’s the best way to get on your way to completing your OWN app and getting it into the Windows Store. 

Generation App -> 30 Days to a Windows 8 app:

• Generation App -> 30 Days to a Windows Phone app:

• Generation App -> Home Page:

Happy Coding!

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