Engadget Readers Choice Awards Microsoft Surface RT Tablet of the Year

This week Engadget announced their Readers Choice awards, no less than three Microsoft products were featured including the Microsoft Surface RT as tablet of the year Engadget just announced their 2012 readers choice awards. I’d like to take a minute to look at each of the Microsoft products that earned an award. Yesterday I talked…

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Build a Windows 8 app with an iPad or Android device. No, I am not kidding!

Microsoft Research has developed an app called TouchDevelop that lets you build Windows 8 apps by touch. You can run the app from an iPhone, iPad, Android, PC, Mac, or Windows Phone. Touchdevelop is a project by Microsoft Research that allows you to build an app with touch. You write scripts by tapping on the…

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Video of the Week: How to Port iOS apps to Windows apps

This video talks about how to port iOS apps to Windows Store apps Many of you have built apps for iOS and may be interested in how developing for Windows Store varies from developing for iOS. In this video Rafe Wu explains some of the comparisons between the two platforms. This is not an exhaustive…

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Windows 8 development for iOS developers

If you’ve already built an iOS app, what do you need to know to build a Windows 8 app? The Windows Store site has added some great resources to help iOS developers create Windows 8 store apps. You’ll find Resources for iOS developers that includes all kinds of tips to help you get started How…

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