Home - BUILD | September 13 - 16, 2011 | Anaheim Convention Center
Finally, some info about re-engineered and re-designed Windows 8,
"Metro style apps"
Windows Developer Preview downloads
How to Download and Install Windows 8 Into a Virtual Machine (Oracle VirualBox)
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Window 8 - the developer's take
The key ideas are that now there is the desktop and there is Metro.
The desktop is where the old apps live and it is a single tile in Metro
Arm version of Windows will not support desktop applications. So if you want to write an app and you want it to work on any version of Windows then it has to be a Metro app.
Microsoft's Build keynote: 5 key takeaways
Developers at the show will also walk away with what Microsoft is calling a "Developer PC." It's a Samsung slate with a developer preview version of Windows 8 meant for building and testing applications, including those made especially for tablets.
Samsung’s Reference Windows 8 Tablet at BUILD Comes With Intel Inside?
Samsung's Series 7 Slate PC hands-on
1366 x 768 11.6-inch capacitive panel, Intel's 1.6GHz Core i5 2467M CPU with integrated graphics and 4GB of RAM.
On the front there's a 2 megapixel camera and a light sensor, and around the back sits a 3 megapixel shooter. Connectivity comes courtesy of 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, plus there's a USB 2.0 port, micro HDMI, and a SIM slot for surfing waves of 3G
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