One of the advantages that the Windows 8 developer license provides for the dvelopers is that it enables them to easily develop , test and then evaluate the Windows Store (code named “Metro”) App .
The Developer license is free and you can get it and later renew it via a Microsoft Account . Note that there is a diffrence between the store account and the developer account.
You can easily get the Developer License for Evaluating Windows 8 Apps by following the below steps
- Run Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 .
- If you are running it for the first time , you will be prompted with a Dialog to obtain developer license . “Click I Agree”. and also ok button in the UAC.
- Normally , the developer License is valid up to 1 month from the day of obtaining the license . You can later renew it from the Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 itself.