Computer Arts' parent company, Future Publishing, has teamed up with Microsoft to give you the chance to enter an exclusive competition with £40,000 worth of prizes on offer
The Windows 8 App Generator competition is open to anyone who wants to develop apps for Windows 8 and you don't need any previous app development experience to apply - all the information, tools and help you need to get your app published on the Windows Store - will be provided for you.
Windows 8 is the brand new desktop, laptop and tablet operating system from Microsoft that brings apps to the core of the user experience, enabling your app to take advantage of unique Windows 8 features like Live Tiles, Contracts and Cloud Services.
Competition and prizes
The Windows 8 App Generator competition gives both experienced Windows developers and platform newbies the chance to win a whole bunch of fantastic prizes - all you have to enter the draws and competitions is register on the dedicated Creative Bloq's webpage with either a live app from the Windows Store or with an app you are building - or are thinking of building.
The prizes on offer are:
- Daily Prize Draw: your chance to win one of 28 32GB Windows tablets, with one lucky prize winner chosen each day, every day
- Winter Prize Draw: your chance to win a Dell Workstation, a Wacom 24 HD tablet and a 16GB Lytro Camera
- App Finalists: the 10 best entries to the Windows 8 App Generator competition will each win a Windows 8 Ultrabook, a Windows Tablet and a Nokia Lumia 920 Windows 8 Phone
- Grand Prize Winner: the competition winner will also get a Dell Workstation, a Wacom 24 HD Tablet and a 16GB Lytro Camera
Key competition dates
To take part in the Windows 8 App Generator competition you'll need to submit your entry by 3.30pm on Monday 24 December 2012. Further details and competition rules can be found on the Windows 8 App Generator competition website.