The first keynote at Microsoft Build 2012 talked about Windows 8, Windows 8 devices and Windows Phone 8. I provide a high-level overview of some of what was covered.
Articles Written by Bradley Jones
Microsoft Windows 8 has officially launched. With 8,000 apps and tremendous hardware support, it is time to see if Microsoft will score a victory. If they do, will you share the ride by building apps, or are you going to sit back and watch?
Microsoft spent years hammering into developers heads that you need to include certain things on your Windows applications and you need to perform certain actions. Now they want you to forget a quite a few of those "Windows standards" and replace them with new ones.
As you look to building applications for Windows 8, another area that you can't be forgetting is touch. While Windows 7 supported touch, Windows 8 really brings it to life.
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