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How to validate a Windows 8 application

Inainte sa publicam o aplicatie in store-ul de Windows 8, aplicatia noastra trece printr-un proces de validare.
O parte din validare o putem face si noi local, folosindu-ne de "Windows App Certification Kit". In mod normal daca aveti instalat Windows SDK o sa gasiti si aceasta aplicatie (vine la pachet cu Visual Studio 2012).
Dupa ce ati pornit aceasta aplicatie, primul pas este sa selectati tipul de aplicatie pe care vreti sa o validati:
  • Metro style App
  • Desktop App
  • Desktop Device App
Dupa acest pas este nevoie sa selectati aplicatia voastra din lista (aceasta trebuie sa fie deja instalata pe sistem) iar apoi sa dati next.
In urma procesului de validare o vi se afiseze un mesaj mare de genul FAILED sau PASS. In cazul in care aveti mesajul FAILED, puteti fara nici o problema sa deschideti fisierul de output generat si sa vedeti in ce zona de teste aplicatia voastra a crapat si care a fost cauza.


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