Windows 8.1 / WinRT, Workshops

LWF02 Workshop: Build and Submit a Game to the Windows App Store


8:00am - 5:00pm

Level: Introductory

David Giard

Technical Evangelist


In this full day workshop, you will learn the Windows 8 app development process from creating an account to building a game to preparing it for publication to submitting it to the app store to promoting the app. Every attendee will have the opportunity to complete and submit an app to the app store.

The workshop will emphasize hands-on experience. At the end of the day, every attendee should be able to submit at least one app to the Windows 8 app store.

Basic programming experience is assumed for this workshop.

Each attendee will need to bring:

Each student will need to have a Microsoft account (formerly called a Windows Live account).

You will learn:

  • How to build a 2D game for the Windows 8 platform
  • The Windows 8 submission process
  • How to market an application