Windows 8 Camp in India – Microsoft is looking out for Apps for Windows 8 Store, Inviting Apps developers

Written by Vijesh

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Microsoft is organizing a series of  “Windows 8 Camp“, an exclusive event organized especially for the developers’ community in India. The primary motive of this events is to help you build a ‘Quality’ app for Windows 8 Store, which will offer compelling experience for consumers round the globe. Windows 8 Camp is a unique opportunity for you to learn the design/technical tenets in building a ‘Metro Style’ app and build & showcase your ideas via apps to a global audience. On being selected for the Camp, we will take you through a series of activities to help you create compelling and immerse Metro Style Apps by offering guidance on creative and technical design while you take up the task of building an app. The first event in the series would be conducted in The Park, Hyderabad from March 2 – 3, 2012.

Windows 8 Camp

Windows 8 Camp In India

Nomination & Selection: Select your App category and submit your nomination (the link is given below). Select from 20 broad categories under which you can think about an app scenario.

Pre-Camp online webcast: Brief you on the overall agenda and the execution mode.

Welcome Kit: You will receive a welcome kit as a precursor to the Camp.

Camp: You will learn on the basic tenets of a Metro Style App from experts and get an opportunity to build your app as part of 24 Hackathon.

App Excellence Lab: An exclusive time with an expert who will review your app and offer guidance to help you progress/complete the app.

Windows 8 Store: The completed and fully-built Quality App will be uploaded on Windows Store. Your App will be available for download by users across the globe for use.

Window 8 camp website. Individual invitations will be sent out as confirmation for your participation. This event unifies best of the ideas coupled with our charter to drive quality apps for our Windows 8 store. Register Now.

4 Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. reddy says:

    My idea was selected by windows8 camp in chennai on august 31 2012.Can I receive any certificate if I participated in it?

  2. reddy says:

    My idea was selected by windows8 camp in chennai on august 31 2012.Will they be providing me any certificate if I participated in it?

    • Swaroop says:

      Hi.. Even my idea is selected,I got a call from microst and they said they have sent a confirmation mail. But I have not received any mail. Did u get any mail ?

  3. Rajan K says:

    They are giving a Participation Certificate when you participate in the event. They also gave free Intel Exo Tablet PC to the top 5 best ideas came-up in the event held in Bangalore. Read the FAQ section for few more details at

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