App Builder Virtual Summit, May 2 / 9am – 12:30pm PST

60+ million Windows licenses sold. On May 2, learn the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of designing, building and marketing an app for Windows 8 and Windows Phone. Hear from developers who have done it and find out for yourself. Sign up now!


Keynote: The Windows Opportunity

Windows 8 brings a new opportunity! Create immersive app experiences, reach more people on more devices, and make more money on your terms. With 60M Windows 8 and Windows RT licenses sold in the first three months, this is an opportunity you certainly want to capitalize on!

Steven Guggenheimer
Corporate Vice President and Chief Evangelist – Developer Platform & Evangelism.

Windows Dev CenterDownload the SDK

Top Apps Show and Tell: "Draw a Stickman: EPIC"

Some of the biggest consumer brands have partnered with Microsoft to create striking apps which take full advantage of the Windows 8 platform and the capabilities it offers. Learn from Hitcents, as they share their experience and best practices.

Jonathan Peppers
Lead Developer, Hitcents.

Windows Store Top Apps: Behind the Scenes videosDemystifying the Windows Store

Top Apps Show and Tell: Photon Infotech

Tune in to learn how Photon Infotech is integrated the Windows 8 and Windows Phone platforms into their portfolio as they help major consumer brands bridge the gap between the marketing and IT departments with stunning and highly engaging apps.

Yorke Rhodes
Vice-President, 72 Pixels (a Photon Company).

Windows Store Top Apps: Behind the Scenes videosDemystifying the Windows Store

Top Apps Show and Tell: Nascent Digital

Nascent Digital creates powerful digital experience for their customers. They will share their journey with the Windows and Windows Phone platforms, and how that's translated into a the wildly popular and enticing tumblr app for Windows Phone.

Shawn Konopinsky
CEO, Nascent.

"But I'm an iOS Developer..."

Are you an iOS developer? Then you'll love Evan's first party testimonial of the Windows 8 platform and his development experience. He will also share his tips on what iOS developers can expect when starting development on Windows 8.

Evan Kirchhoff
CTO, Qubop Inc.

More about QubopSet up your MacHow to port over your existing iOS app to Windows 8

Android Developers: Expand Your Portfolio

You’re an Android developer and think Windows 8 development isn’t for you? Think again. Learn from Busy Bee Studios’ development experience on Windows and how they expanded their potential by adding the platform to their portfolio.

Susy Christiansen
Founder, Busy Bee Studios, Inc.

Windows 8 Meets YoYo Games

GameMaker Studio is now available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone! Tune in and learn how easily you can create games for Window with this game development framework. Whether you are an entry-level novice or seasoned game development professional, you will find value in this new development tool.

Malcolm Collins
Game Producer, YoYo Games.

Learn more about this game development framework for Windows 8Start building with GameMaker Studio from YoYo Games

Numbers Talk: Monetizing your Windows 8 apps

Numbers talk. Learn how Kevin has earned over $100k with his app in store through in app purchase and advertising. If you're lucky, he'll share his learnings with you along with some tips and tricks.

Kevin Ashley
Technical Evangelist, Microsoft.

More about KevinRead up on the key to Kevin’s success