Bytes by MSDN: Windows 8 Development Resources

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Jaime covers the multitude of resources available for developers interested in building Windows 8 apps.  Millions of people will be buying Windows 8 and Jaime urges developers to leverage resources at the Windows devcenter, DevCamps, blogs and more to build apps and take advantage of the market opportunity now.

Ready to Get Started?

  1. win8genapp30Visit the Windows Developer Center for a myriad of sample, docs and guidelines
  2. Join the GenerationApp program and get a jumpstart building your Windows Store app.


About Jamie


Jaime Rodriguez is a Principal Evangelist at Microsoft.  Jaime has been working with strategic Microsoft partners doing Windows Store app development for the past twelve months. Before that, he drove adoption of other emerging client technologies such as .NET, Silverlight, Windows Phone, and HTML5.   You can reach him on Twitter: @jaimerodriguez or via his blog at

About Tim

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Tim Huckaby is focused on the Natural User Interface (NUI) in Rich Client and Rich Internet Application (RIA) Technologies like Silverlight & WPF on the computer, the Surface, and Windows Phone 7. He has been called a "Pioneer of the Smart Client Revolution" by the press.

Tim has been awarded multiple times for the highest rated Keynote and technical presentations for Microsoft and numerous other technology conferences around the world by Microsoft Corporation. Tim has done presentations on Microsoft technologies at technology events like Microsoft Tech Ed, Product Launch events, Dev Days, MEC, World Wide Partner Conference, MGB, MGX, and the PDC, along with 3rd party technology conferences all over the world is consistently rated in the top 10% of all speakers at these events. Tim was selected by Microsoft as a speaker for the International .NET Association and speaks at events world-wide on Microsoft's behalf. Tim has done keynote demos at big Microsoft events and product launches for numerous Microsoft executives including Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer.

Tim founded InterKnowlogy, experts in Microsoft .NET and Microsoft Platforms, and Actus Interactive Software, and has 25+ years experience including serving on a Microsoft product team as a development lead on an architecture team. Tim is a Microsoft Regional Director, an MVP and serves on multiple Microsoft councils and boards like the Microsoft .NET Partner Advisory Council.

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