With the Consumer Preview of Windows 8 to be available for download by the end of February, it’s good to keep a close eye on the posts on the “Building Windows 8” official blog and it’s companion - “Windows Store for developers

The latest Windows Store blog talks about the goals and choices made for designing the application submission experience. It resonated with me pretty much straight away as I know that when I submitted an app into the Windows Phone 7 store I learned this lesson the wrong way around;

“if developers waited to visit the Store developer portal until after they finished coding, they would usually be inspired to change their code slightly as a result of decisions made during the app submission flow”

Windows Store for Developers: Submitting your Windows 8 apps