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Windows 8 Application Development with HTML5 For Dummies by Bill Sempf

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Chapter 14

Preparing for the Store

In This Chapter

arrow Making sure your app works as advertised

arrow Getting approval from Microsoft

arrow Keeping the app up to date

As with many of the mobile app stores, Microsoft has an approval process for apps that go in the Windows Store. If you want your app to be up for sale to the general public, you have to go through that process.

Although Microsoft has made the Store certification process very transparent, it is still quite complex. There are a lot of moving parts, and keeping an eye on everything is important.

Before you ever have to go to the Store, you need to make sure your app meets certification. There is a guideline for this, and I go over it in this chapter. The readier you are, the faster you start making money.

But before you worry about certification, you need to make sure your app works. I haven’t talked a lot about unit testing this far, but I do here.

After all of that, you need to get the app in the Store and keep it up to date. Aside from fixing bugs, you also need to keep the app fresh so that you have happy users. This is really simple using Visual Studio, but I go over it in this chapter.

Testing Your App

No unit testing or code analysis ...

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