Windows 8 Student Holiday App Challenge

I know the majority of the folks who follow my blog are IT Professionals, but I also know there are some who are developers or who have kids in college that are aspiring developers.  For that reason, I am writing this post to inform people that Microsoft is holding a promotion to encourage students to write a Windows 8 App during the holidays (between now and January 20, 2013) and get a $100 gift card for doing so.

It’s simple and straight forward.

1. Download the software and resources you need by going to: 

2. Build your App.  You can find sample code, videos and other helpful information here

3. Publish your App and then submit the information at

The terms and conditions can be found here: 

Harold Wong

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