Whether you’re looking for expert guidance to help you get started or to cross the finish line at a local event, Microsoft experts are here to help you out every step of the way.

You can even win awards and prizes just for publishing before June 1, 2014.

Free consulting time with a Microsoft Engineer

Join our Windows experts and receive tailored assistance: store certification preparation, migration advice, guidance for app performance, stability and design, troubleshooting assistance and more…. We are here to help you make your already great app even better.

Attend a learning or publishing event.

Wherever you’re at in the development process, attend a local or online event to learn from the experts, collaborate with other devs, and get the resources you need to create and publish an app. Check out a learning event to get started, then go to a //publish/ event to get past the final hurdles to store submission.

Win a trip to the 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix

Once you’re ready to publish your app to the Windows or Windows Phone Store, enter for a chance to win a trip to the 2014 Formula 1 United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, a $10,000 to build your own ultimate dev cave, a MakerBot 3D printer, or Lumia 1520s! We will be rewarding the best student, best individual, and best company in each of the categories below:

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Find events and consulting times.

The Windows and Windows Phone Store put your app in front of millions of users around the world. And with convenient tools like Visual Studio Express, you can code in your preferred language and get your app live in no time.


Didn’t find a //publish/ event in your city?

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Registered Developers - Didn’t find an event that worked for you?

Request one-to-one support*

* App consult hours available to registered developers only. Limited number of hours available, and available hours vary by times and geographies. Hours will be distributed to those whose requests meet available resources, on a first-come, first-served basis. Hours must be requested by 15 May 2014, and used by 30 June 2014.