Windows 8 holiday app challenge for students

GiftStudents can create and publish a Windows 8 app by January 20 and win a $100 gift card!  Take advantage of this promotion and some extra time over the holidays to get your app published.

Here are the steps:

· Get Visual Studio Express for Windows 8: (halfway down the page, in blue)

· Register for Generation App: (select any of the Windows 8 paths to sign up)

· Publish your app in the Windows Store by Jan 20. Here is some guidance around the top certification failures and how to avoid them.

· Submit the details of your published app to to claim your $100 gift.

Detailed resources are at, and full offer terms and conditions are at

Have a happy holiday!