Oops! Microsoft did it Again! This time screwed Windows Phone developers.

By Mahesh Chand Jun 20, 2012
Are you a Windows Phone developers? Today's announcement of Windows Phone 8 probably made you obsolete already.

Oops! Microsoft did it Again! This time screwed Windows Phone developers.

When I wrote my blog HTML 5 brings slow death to Silverlight and Flash I was just thinking about Silverlight developers. I have done a lot of work on Silverlight building several applications and learning it but when Microsoft added HTML 5 and CSS 3 support in Visual Studio 2012 (good thing), I knew Silverlight has a very limited life ahead.

Then Microsoft released Windows 8. Windows 8 also brought Metro Style apps with it. That totally changed the game.

Today, Microsoft announced its new Windows Phone, Windows Phone 8.

Guess who? This time, Windows Phone developers got screwed. With all hardware and operating system changes, Windows Phone developers may find them obsolete and end up learning Metro Style apps if they want to continue with Windows Phone 8 development.

Windows Phone 8 now will run Windows 8 operating system and hence Metro Style apps.

Learn Windows 8 

C# Corner members have continue to contribute articles and tutorials on Windows 8 section. Check out hundreds of articles and tutorials.

Build Windows 8 Applications 

Metro style apps are the way to develop and deploy Windows 8 apps. Get started with metro style apps development by reading articles and tutorials in Metro Style Apps section. 

You can build Metro Style apps using Visual Studio 2012. Check out Visual Studio 2012 section for more details.

Mahesh Chand

Mahesh Chand is founder of C# Corner. C# Corner founded in 1999 is a FREE member contributions based open platform for developers to solve problems, learn new technology and hang out.  Mahesh has been awar... Read more

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