Topic: windows 8

Who’s getting aboard the Metro?

Microsoft wants to avoid mistakes made in the past and by its competitors, but will developers trust that it has done so? … continue reading

Metro, WinRT and the fate of components

Microsoft’s bold new platform will push developer skills into new areas … continue reading

Analyst Watch: The end of mobile and the future of client-side development

Microsoft’s embrace of the tablet has already started the shift to the client-side … continue reading

Look what 2011 washed in: Microsoft’s cloud foundation

Microsoft has pushed forward with its cloud strategy ahead of Windows 8 … continue reading

Letters to the Editor: Oracle misses the Holy Grail

Bill Gates is invoked to explain what the ultimate goal of procedural code is; functional programming is overrated … continue reading

From the Editors: Preparing for Windows 8

The Metro interface will force at least some adaptation; meanwhile, what can we do to cut down on the same security holes? … continue reading

Industry Watch: Microsoft’s Windows 8 mysteries

A lot was revealed at BUILD, but a lot of questions were also left behind … continue reading

Breaking down BUILD

Windows 8, .NET changes and Metro: These changes are coming, so what do they mean for you? … continue reading

Zeichick’s Take: With Windows 8, Microsoft may have its mojo back

Alan likes what he saw in Windows 8, particularly its look-and-feel and the touch-screen capabilities … continue reading

Microsoft presents Windows 8 Developer preview

Next version of Windows promises app connectivity, touch capabilities, and more … continue reading Protection Status