Guinness World Record officials qualify developers at the Windows AppFest in the quest to set a world record for the Most Participants in an App Development Marathon (single venue).

As a ramp up to the general availability of Windows 8 on October 26, 2012, Microsoft hosted India’s largest developer event, Windows AppFest, attracting developers and engineers from across the globe. Microsoft created history and won the Official Guinness World Record by bringing together 2567 developers at a single location to compete in Windows AppFest—a non-stop 18 hours coding marathon for developing Windows 8 applications.

As a ramp up to the general availability of Windows 8 on October 26, 2012, Microsoft hosted India’s largest developer event, Windows AppFest, attracting developers and engineers from across the globe. Microsoft created history and won the Official Guinness World Record by bringing together 2567 developers at a single location to compete in Windows AppFest—a non-stop 18 hours coding marathon for developing Windows 8 applications.

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