For Windows Phone 8 Development, Microsoft has availed a lot of resources for developers to get started with development.

So far, here’s what was made publicly available for developers to use starting from downloading free development tools, including a phone emulator to test your app till how to monetize your app and make money.

 

For now You can download the following for free: 

  1. Development Tools
  2. Code samples and all the information in our developer library
  3. Dev Center policy guidelines and certification requirements
  4. Tips and guidelines for creating apps that reflect the beauty of design concepts
  5. Apps with trial options
  6. Enable in-app purchasing, so customers can buy things within your app
  7. Nokia also created their own site that contains extra resources some refers to MSDN and others are developed by Nokia, You can find Nokia’s resources here.

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