Microsoft DevRadio: Reasons Why You Should Develop a Windows 8 App

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Andrew Duthie and Jennifer Marsman join us for today’s show as they discuss their top reasons for developing applications for Windows 8. From market potential and size, optimized discovery, flexible and money making opportunities, as well as free tools and guidance---  there’s no better time than right now to develop your Windows 8 app.

Next Steps:
Step #1 – Download the Tools for Windows 8 App Development
Step #2 – Download Visual Studio Express for Windows 8
Step #3 – Start building your own Apps for Windows 8

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      One thing to point out is that the number of Windows 7 PC is not 100% related to the Windows RT app user base.

      • A significant amount of those PCs are in work environment, that users do not want to install apps like Mad Faultry.
      • Majority of the PC's do not have touch screens or even a touch pad. The whole touch-based RT app becomes akward to use.
      • Most of the mobile PC's are thick, heavy, short battery life, and people have iPads, Android tabets that they do not see their mobile PC's as tablets.

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