Software giant Microsoft has made announcements regarding the Windows 8 App Fest, the world’s largest application fest, which is scheduled to happen on the September 21 and 22, 2012 at the KTPO, Bangalore. This fest is a global event and is open for the developer community worldwide.
This Windows 8 App Fest is a continuous 18-hour-long marathon software event where developers from various parts of the world will contribute their efforts to design, build, test and submit applications. Apps that are successfully developed at the event will be submitted to the Windows Marketplace.
At the fest, there will be over 20 categories on which developers can build their apps including food, finance productivity, books, social, photo, music and video and shopping. The Release to Manufacturing (RTM) version of the upcoming Windows 8 OS will be provided to the developers who take part in the event, as a platform to create the applications. Further, a team of four developers can participate in the App Fest.
Chairman of Microsoft, India, Bhaskar Pramanik was quoted saying “The AppFest will be a memorable and unique opportunity to mingle with Microsoft engineers, programming specialists, trainers, and industry-recognised app developers to drive innovation globally.”
How To Register?
- Visit this link to register your team for the App Fest.
- Click on the Register Tab at the top and then click on Register Now.
- Choose the category of app and describe about the concept and type in the other particulars that are required.
- Agree the Terms and Conditions and click on Submit.
- You will get a confirmation mail on the registered email address confirming your registration.