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Mastering Windows 8 C++ App Development by Pavel Yosifovich

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Packaging and validating

Once the application is done (or at least considered done by the developers), it's time to package and upload it to the Store. The first step should be testing the application for some types of errors that would fail certification, so these can be fixed right away.

To get started, we can use Visual Studio's Project | Store submenu:

Packaging and validating

The menu allows opening a developer account, reserving an app name (must be unique, and will be reserved for one year) and do some other stuff (such as capture a screenshot—at least one is required); you can find information on these options in the developer portal for Windows Store apps. We'll ...

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