Our team at Microsoft is excited to announce the return of the Windows 8 Student App Madness Challenge! Create and publish a Windows 8 app by April 14th, 2014 and you could win* a $50 gift card. Promote your app and receive 100 downloads for the chance to win* an additional $50 gift card. Microsoft will provide you with all the software, resources and support you need to get started, build your app, and publish it to the Windows Store. This is a great opportunity for you to get some app building experience, and win prizes while doing it!
There are two ways you can win:
- Submit an app published after the start date of the contest-be eligible to win a $50 Amazon gift card – do this at http://aka.ms/appmadnessappsubmission
- Promote your app to reach 100 downloads-be eligible to win an additional $50 Amazon gift card – do this at http://aka.ms/appmadnessdownloads
What could be easier! There are a lot of helpful tools to get you started including some great app templates, like the SUPER-AMAZING Cross-platform Cloud Kit, advice on building great app logos for your new apps, and great training available online to help you build out the next great app.
As always, reach out to me if you have any question about building apps for Windows 8 and Windows Phone, or if you’re interested in learning more about Windows Azure. Our team is here to help you whenever you need us!