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Microsoft Planning To Merge Windows Phone And Windows Developer Accounts

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#1 Starkadius OFFLINE  

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 08:14 PM

"I’m pleased to announce a unified registration experience for both Windows Store and Windows Phone developers, available at a lower cost. As a result of these changes, Windows Store developers are now also Windows Phone developers, and Windows Phone developers are also Windows Store developers. Welcome all!"

 

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"Accounts now cost $99 for corporations and $19 for individuals, while students can register for free."
 

Just reporting this for our windows 8/windows phone developers in the MB commmunity or any prospective developers looking to develop for these platforms.
 


Edited by Starkadius, 06 November 2013 - 08:24 PM.

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#2 trooper11 OFFLINE  

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 10:01 PM

Yeah, its good news in my opinion.

Its the first step to merging the platforms api wise and allowing for cross platform apps in a much more meaningful way.

I wonder if this will apply to apps developed for the X1 as well. I know its part of this whole merging stuff, but I don't know if that is happening yet.





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