I did not plan this post, but as I received an email yesterday from another developer, this changed. This post will be an Editorial about the relationship between developers and users. Users and developers do have a problem. Users have expectations for our apps. We developers have to fulfill these expectations. Here is an image […]
Today I read some interesting news about the next upcoming pre-release of Windows 8. Microsoft is going to extend the ability to submitt apps to 33 new countries. Those countries are: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Columbia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, […]
Yesterday the folks at All About Windows Phone published the new Windows Phone Marketplace numbers. Now there are more than 80,000 apps published to the Marketplace. While of course not all of these apps are active or available to everyone, this is a big step towards Microsoft’s goal to reach 100,000 apps in front of […]
Andreas Hammar, developer and author on jayway.com, discovered that Fast Application Switching is still available on 256 MB devices. As he discovered, the MSDN documentation has been updated recently. Microsoft confirms the availability to use the FAS. Read my full post at 1800PocketPC.com.
Microsoft and Nokia are teaming up again to push the Windows Phone OS. This time it is all about developers. Over the next three years, both companies are investing the amount of 18 million euros into a newly founded developer program. Read my full post at 1800PocketPC.com.
As I told you in my earlier post from CeBIT, I visited also an event for Developers at CeBIT. Microsoft Developer Evangelist F. Rieseberg and G. Logemann were talking about some important things while developing for Windows 8. Components of a modern IT First Microsoft told us a few words about the new form factors, […]