Windows Phone 7 not backwards compatible afterall

The Dutch comment was translated to read "there is no reason why programs written for Windows Mobile 6 cannot run on the new version of the OS", from which many a reader thought that a simple recompile would be all that was needed

However, the new platform will be Silverlight and .NET based, and developers who don't have a personal relationship with Microsoft are urged to walk away from their old C++ legacy code and get down to some serious .NET learning, or start getting used to Silverlight

Confusion over a Dutch translation has prompted Microsoft to confirm that its new mobile platform is is indeed not backwards compatible

View Article



Comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first to comment!

Leave a Comment
  • Your email address will not be published. All fields are required.

Top White Papers and Webcasts

  • U.S. companies are desperately trying to recruit and hire skilled software engineers and developers, but there is simply not enough quality talent to go around. Tiempo Development is a nearshore software development company. Our headquarters are in AZ, but we are a pioneer and leader in outsourcing to Mexico, based on our three software development centers there. We have a proven process and we are experts at providing our customers with powerful solutions. We transform ideas into reality.

  • When individual departments procure cloud service for their own use, they usually don't consider the hazardous organization-wide implications. Read this paper to learn best practices for setting up an internal, IT-based cloud brokerage function that service the entire organization. Find out how this approach enables you to retain top-down visibility and control of network security and manage the impact of cloud traffic on your WAN.

Most Popular Programming Stories

More for Developers

RSS Feeds

Thanks for your registration, follow us on our social networks to keep up-to-date