Windows 8 on Channel 9

Have you built your app yet? To help you get started we've just opened the Windows 8 Area on Channel 9. Right now we have over 85 videos and 17 hours of free developer content live. You'll learn how to build beautiful apps and sell them in the Windows Store. Over the last few months folks across DPE have worked closely with Windows Engineering, the ecosystem teams and developer marketing to create awesome developer content to support launch and beyond. All aligned and tied to

Introducing  Windows 8: Snack-sized introductory videos

– 30 videos and 2 hours of content

Build  your first Windows Store app: Video versions of the step-by-step tutorials at

– 13 videos and 4.5 hours of content


Build  a Windows Store Blog Reader app with C#: Video versions of the Blog Reader step-by-step tutorial at

– 9 videos with 2.5 hours of content

Windows  Store app for Absolute Beginners with C#: Video versions of the Contoso Cookbook Hands-on labs, designed for Absolute Beginners

– 30 videos with 7.5 hours of content

Migrating  apps from Windows Phone to Windows 8: Step-by-step video tutorials of migrating a real-world app (Khan Academy) from Windows Phone to Windows

8 – 5 videos with 1.5 hours of content

Coming Soon

  • Windows Store app development tips and snippets
  • Windows Store developer chalk talks:  Learn how our partners arearchitecting their Windows Store apps
  • Windows Store Games using DirectX: Coding4Fun tutorials on building DirectX games

Upcoming Channel 9 Live Events – Live streaming and live customer Q&A

  • Oct 30 – Nov 2 Build Conference – Four days and 115+ conference sessions available from Channel 9 within 24 hours of recording
  • Nov 29th Building Windows Store games with Unity Full day of live streaming and developer sessions
  • Dec 13 – 14 Windows Store app dev for iOS developers  - Two full days of live streaming and developer sessions