Windows Store Resources

Here is a really useful collection of resources for Windows 8 developers that have to do with the logistics of getting into the Windows Store. Big thanks to Chris Bowen (@chrisbowen) for making sure this information came across my inbox!

Developer registration

  • Opening a developer account: This topic explains the steps to open a Windows Store developer account. Once an account is open, developers can log into their Store Dashboard and start publishing apps.
  • About strong authentication: This topic explains how Microsoft Accounts are kept secure by requiring security proofs that use multiple forms of identification.

Publishing apps

Help with app certification

In-app purchases

Marketing materials

  • Marketing your app In addition to articles on how to create a great app listing in the Windows Store,  you can get Windows Store logos, usage specifications, and other marketing assets.

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