0
• •
“Microsoft's new universal Windows apps run everywhere,
from phones to the Xbox One” [in the future]
Developer account to publish to the stores
Free trial
Virtual Box http://blogs.technet.com/b/chrisavis/archive/2013/01/27/...
Windows Hardware:
•Graphics
• DirectX9.1 -> DirectX 11
•Resolutions
• 1024x768 minimum resolution
•Input
• Keyboard, Mouse...
Graphics
DirectX9.1 -> DirectX 11
Resolutions
1024x768 minimum resolution
Input
Keyboard, Mouse, Touch, Gamepads
Sensors
L...
Graphics
DirectX9.3
Resolutions
800x400, 1280×720, 1280x768, 1920x1080
Memory
512mb, 1gb, 2gb RAM
Sensors
Light, Accelerom...
Locate your local Evangelist
http://tech-advisors.msdn.microsoft.com/
BizSpark, Promotions, and Information
Evangelists se...
www.buildforwindows.com
https://www.dvlup.com/
•
•
Is your startup:
• Developing Software?
• Privately held?
• Less than 5 years old?
• Making less than US $1M in annual...
Navigation
Live Tiles & Notifications
Splash Screen
Generates your source code
Drag-and-drop your content onto the scene, or use the WYSIWYG
editor to write your own content
...
Live Tiles & Push Notifications
You can configure any RSS feed to update live tiles for your app or
easily setup your webs...
Age ratings
Certification requirements
• Use the Windows App Certification Kit
• Tests your app before you submit!
Locate your local Evangelist
http://tech-advisors.msdn.microsoft.com/
BizSpark, Promotions, and Information
Evangelists se...
New York http://aka.ms/BAMNewYork
Boston http://aka.ms/BAMBoston
Rochester http://aka.ms/BAMRochester
Atlanta http://aka.m...
www.buildforwindows.com
Create banners and images for free
Tell your story, and have Microsoft market it with you
Windows 8 apps for absolute beginners
Windows Phone 8 development for absolute beginners
MVA - Intro to mobile app develop...
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
Windows 8 app development for beginners
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How to write a Windows 8 app for beginners:
- Step-by-step process for before and after publishing
- Drag-and-drop OR programming

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  1. 1. • •
  2. 2. “Microsoft's new universal Windows apps run everywhere, from phones to the Xbox One” [in the future]
  3. 3. Developer account to publish to the stores Free trial Virtual Box http://blogs.technet.com/b/chrisavis/archive/2013/01/27/installing-windows- 8-into-oracle-virtualbox-running-on-mac-os-x.aspx Parallels http://blogs.technet.com/b/haroldwong/archive/2013/02/05/configuring-a-mac- for-windows-8-and-windows-phone-development-with-parallels-8-installing-and- configuring-parallels.aspx Visual Studio Express (free) Win Phone 8 SDK
  4. 4. Windows Hardware: •Graphics • DirectX9.1 -> DirectX 11 •Resolutions • 1024x768 minimum resolution •Input • Keyboard, Mouse, Touch, Controllers •Sensors • Light, Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass
  5. 5. Graphics DirectX9.1 -> DirectX 11 Resolutions 1024x768 minimum resolution Input Keyboard, Mouse, Touch, Gamepads Sensors Light, Accelerometer, Gyro, Compass
  6. 6. Graphics DirectX9.3 Resolutions 800x400, 1280×720, 1280x768, 1920x1080 Memory 512mb, 1gb, 2gb RAM Sensors Light, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity
  7. 7. Locate your local Evangelist http://tech-advisors.msdn.microsoft.com/ BizSpark, Promotions, and Information Evangelists serve as your resource between the community and Microsoft. They host hackathons, game jams, and user groups to make your life easier. Software and Hardware for testing Evangelists can often deliver software and hardware for you to test your latest applications on
  8. 8. www.buildforwindows.com
  9. 9. https://www.dvlup.com/
  10. 10. • • Is your startup: • Developing Software? • Privately held? • Less than 5 years old? • Making less than US $1M in annual revenue? http://bit.ly/1dSq8l7
  11. 11. Navigation Live Tiles & Notifications Splash Screen
  12. 12. Generates your source code Drag-and-drop your content onto the scene, or use the WYSIWYG editor to write your own content Easy Production
  13. 13. Live Tiles & Push Notifications You can configure any RSS feed to update live tiles for your app or easily setup your website to push notifications and update live tiles even when the app isn't running. Share You can integrate the share charm so your users can share content just like they would on any other Windows app Search You can search WAT-based apps the same way you would in any Windows app - via the search charm.
  14. 14. Age ratings Certification requirements • Use the Windows App Certification Kit • Tests your app before you submit!
  15. 15. Locate your local Evangelist http://tech-advisors.msdn.microsoft.com/ BizSpark, Promotions, and Information Evangelists serve as your resource between the community and Microsoft. They can help market your projects, and may have new promotions for you to enter.
  16. 16. New York http://aka.ms/BAMNewYork Boston http://aka.ms/BAMBoston Rochester http://aka.ms/BAMRochester Atlanta http://aka.ms/BAMAtlanta Tampa http://aka.ms/BAMTampa Ft. Lauderdale http://aka.ms/BAMFtLaud Philadelphia http://aka.ms/BAMPhilly Raleigh http://aka.ms/BAMRaleigh Washington DC http://aka.ms/BAMWashDC
  17. 17. www.buildforwindows.com Create banners and images for free Tell your story, and have Microsoft market it with you
  18. 18. Windows 8 apps for absolute beginners Windows Phone 8 development for absolute beginners MVA - Intro to mobile app development MVA - Visual Studio training Web App Template – Dave Voyles App Studio
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