If your interested in porting/migrating from Windows Phone to Windows 8 then the following blog is a excellent resource from Jared Bienz
The first three articles have now been published
- User Interface – New and Different Controls, Porting UI, Form Factors
- View States using Visual State Manager – Sample for handling Portrait and Snapped views using VSM
- Application Framework – WinRT, Components, Asynchronous Code focusing on Windows Phone migration, this series should still be valuable to anyone coming from WPF or even WinForms.