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Building Windows 8 Apps with JavaScript by Don Box, Brandon Satrom, Chris Sells

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13. Making Money

Now that you’ve put the finishing touches on that killer app idea of yours, it’s time to monetize it. When it comes to making money on Windows 8, you have lots of options. To begin with, Windows 8 introduces Microsoft’s first official marketplace for its flagship operating system, the Windows Store. As a developer, the Windows Store is the portal through which you’ll offer your app to the world. In this chapter, we’ll cover the ins and outs of the Windows Store from a developer point of view, from setting up a developer account and readying your app for submission, to submitting, tracking, and managing your app in the Windows Store portal.

In terms of making money with your app, the Windows Store is just one piece of the puzzle. ...

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