PSA For Win8 Devs: The Only Way To Distribute Your Metro Apps Is Through The Windows Store

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http://techcrunch.com – Here is a reminder for developers who want to write apps for Windows 8′s Metro mode (or whatever Microsoft prefers to call it these days): the only way to distribute your apps to consumers is through the Windows Store. This isn’t actually a new policy but one that Microsoft announced a year ago. Judging from this Hacker News thread, though, this still comes as a surprise to many developers and it’s clearly something Microsoft hasn’t stressed enough in the run-up to the Windows 8 launch on October 26. The discussion started with a question on Microsoft’s Windows 8 (IT news)