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I found that Windows 8 allows packaging and deploying of Metro applications and it can be installed by clicking on a ".bat" file. How will it technically be ensured that the applications can be installed through Windows Store only?

Can't the developers just host the package at a different location from where users can install it?

  • I'd suspect not because they are not as naive as Apple. – Rig Jul 3 '12 at 13:09
  • so is it possible to do such a thing in Iphone or Ipad.If yes,then why would app developers want to give a share of their revenue to Apple? – gaurav Jul 3 '12 at 16:48
  • No its not possible on an iOS product. You don't have to want to...you are forced to. – Rig Jul 3 '12 at 17:22
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It looks like you will need a developer license or a special product key to enable 'side-loading' which is what you are describing.

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