Devhammer's Den

May 29, 2012

Windows 8: 30 to Launch

Here's a great opportunity for developers in San Francisco and New York (more cities are coming...see below) to get a jumpstart on building great Windows 8 Metro style apps, with the possibility of getting early access to the Windows Store so yours can be one of the first apps that users of Windows 8 are able to buy when the new operating system is released. Here are the details:

Your Idea Realized in 30 Days!


Be Part of the World’s Largest Opportunity for App Developers.

With 525 million Windows 7 licenses sold, millions of people await Windows 8 apps. Create a Windows 8 app in 30 days and then attend a Microsoft App Excellence Lab to get your app ready for the Windows Store.

If your app meets our quality criteria, you’ll receive a token to register your account and then submit your app to the Store. To help you get there, we’ve organized a series of 30 to Launch events across the US. Join us over four weeks to make your app idea come to life. And you’ll also have an opportunity to win great prizes!*

*See the official rules for the Windows 8 events.

Dates for San Francisco and New York are set, stay tuned for our next round of events in Philadelphia at SeedPhilly in July and Seattle at SURF incubator in mid-June.

Sign up at

Tags: Windows 8, Metro, Announcements

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