Microsoft is holding a special contest to encourage app developers to create more Windows 10 apps using Windows App Studio. The prize doesn’t appear to be anything as big as money but Microsoft is offering some degree of fame by featuring five of the winning apps on the Windows App Studio Homepage above the four Windows 8.1 featured apps.
Entrants must be a resident of the Unites States and the apps must have been made in Windows App Studio. Submissions close at 11:59 p.m. PT on April 29th, 2016.
Windows App Studio is an online tool which helps people develop Windows 10 apps without the need for knowledge in advanced coding however the option is there for the code to be exported for more advanced customization in Visual Studio for those looking to take their app to the next level. Overall, Windows App Studio is a very convenient tool for the average individual or business owner to get their foot in the door. Here’s the official description of the tool for those interested:
You’ve been thinking about building an app for a while now, you want share your interests with the world, but you just don’t have enough time and even if you did, where would you start?
The answer is Windows App Studio. A free, online app creation tool that allows you to quickly build Windows and Windows Phone apps to publish, test, and share. Make changes, add content, and toggle between phone and tablet views to watch your app come alive.
And if you want advanced programming features, Windows App Studio generates your source code ready for Visual Studio – a feature no other app-builder tool provides. There is no better day than today, so get started!
Are you interested in entering this competition? What’s your favorite Windows 10 app? Let us know in the comments below.Further reading: app developers, Apps, Microsoft, Windows 10, Windows 10 Apps