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Announcing the conclusion of the Nokia Devices and Services business acquisition. As the two teams join together, read how Microsoft and Nokia will double down on their commitment to developers.
If you're ready to build your first Windows Phone 8.1 app, this video walks you through the steps to build your first app.
Learn about the options for testing and publishing your apps that can help minimize problems, help generate higher ratings, and potentially deliver more downloads.