Thursday, March 24, 2011

Free "no code" WP7 App Dev and also Marketplace registration from AppMakr and Microsoft (limited time) (Think "App'ify your RSS feed in just a few clicks, with a good number of customization options too")

Ignition Showcase - Windows Phone 7 Apps with AppMakr and Free Marketplace Registration

Starting today, you can build a Windows Phone 7 app quickly and easily using AppMakr. Check out the details below, along with information about getting Free Marketplace Registration for a limited time.


Imagine developing an app in less than 30 minutes, with no coding required and no cost to you!

Creating a Windows Phone App has never been easier! Microsoft is excited to announce our partnership with AppMakr. We give you the tools and resources and you give your customers a great Windows Phone 7 App.

Why Windows Phone 7 and AppMakr?

  • No Coding Required
  • No Cost to You
  • Build Apps on Windows Phone 7 in under 30 minutes
  • Customizable
  • Create Apps using RSS Feed based platforms


Microsoft Limited Offer

Free Marketplace Registration

It’s now easier than ever to earn money by integrating ads into Windows Phone 7 Apps. For a limited time, Microsoft is offering free Marketplace registration ($99 Value) to developers who install the Ad Control SDK into their Windows Phone 7 Apps through AppMakr. Take advantage of this special incentive today by contacting


I'm kind of leery of these kinds of "No Code App building" things, but if its simple, free and doesn't take a great time investment it sounds worth a look at least.

After playing with it a bit, it seems kind of neat. The key is "Create Apps using RSS Feed based platforms ". If you have a feed, you can generate an app from it very quickly and easily...

For example, investing about 20 seconds in building an "app" for my blog... (Snaps from the pretty cool built-in web based WP7 Emulator)



(You can tweak these in the app builder, adding additional feeds, photos, change the names and order, etc)


The app builder lets you tweak the colors, the icons, the menus/tabs, etc. I have to say, if you need to app'ify a web feed, this seems to be the drop dead easy way to do it...

(Shout out to Craig Shoemaker for the logo he created for me for PDC09 :)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Must note that this offer is ONLY open to U.S tax registered developers.

Like Microsoft's previous Market Place registration offers.

Come on Microsoft how about some free registration for the rest of the world's Windows Phone developers?