Create an app, change someone's world

Whether it’s “the next big thing”, or a highly addictive game involving the tossing of angry little birds, all great apps start with an idea, a dream.

Microsoft India proudly presents, Windows 8 AppFest, the world’s largest coding marathon for building great apps. Bring your idea, laptop, and your favourite coding pajamas to AppFest for a chance to transform your dream into a download. Starting on September 21st and continuing for 18 hours, thousands of talented programmers and designers will gather in Bengaluru to bring their dreams to life.

  With onsite access to Microsoft engineers, programming specialists, trainers, and industry-recognized app developers, AppFest offers a rare opportunity to realize your vision, discuss your designs, and gain valuable insights into the art and science of Windows 8 app creation. Participation is free and you can be assured of a comfortable environment to code.

AppFest promises to be a unique and memorable experience. Join us on a captivating journey that only a selected few are part of...and...You could be one of them!
Registration: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Opening Remarks: 01:15 PM
Coding Begins: 02:00 PM on 21st September
Coding Ends: 08:00 AM on 22nd September
Get ready for the AppFest!
Explore these resources to prepare
1. Get a jumpstart by reviewing Windows 8 App development on the Windows Dev Center
2. Bring a development laptop preconfigured with the Windows 8 RTM evaluation version and Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows 8
3. Watch Jensen Harris' session on the 8 traits of great Windows 8 Apps
4. Watch the session on the Platform for Windows 8 Apps by Ales Holecek and John Sheehan
5. Watch the session on Tools for building Immersive Windows 8 App by Chris Sells and Keiran Mockford
6. Brush up your JavaScript skills
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