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Windows 8 Overview

  1. 1. Windows 8 from 30000 ft!<br />Samidip BasuManager| Columbus ADI PracticeSolutions Lead | MSFT MobilityEmail: Samidip.Basu@us.sogeti.comTwitter: @samidipInfo: http://samidipbasu.infoBlog: http://samidipbasu.com Sogeti USA8425 Pulsar Place, Suite 300 | Columbus, OH 43240. www.us.sogeti.com<br />
  2. 2. Central Ohio Windows Phone User Group<br />http://cowpug.org<br />http://meetup.com/cowpug<br />@cowpug<br />3rd Monday @ TechColumbus<br />
  3. 3. Well Hello .. Windows 8!!<br /><ul><li>One OS to rule them all
  4. 4. No compromise
  5. 5. Variety of form factors
  6. 6. Touch, mouse & keyboard coexist
  7. 7. Immersive Apps</li></li></ul><li>Metro love ..<br />http://buildwindows.com<br />http://dev.windows.com<br />
  8. 8. Few more details ..<br /><ul><li>Fast & Fluid
  9. 9. Metro vs Retro
  10. 10. Metro on top of Desktop
  11. 11. Touch first : Get used to shortcuts
  12. 12. Immersive with adaptive layout
  13. 13. Chromelessness
  14. 14. App Store for Metro apps
  15. 15. Local Certification Verifier
  16. 16. Sandboxed
  17. 17. Closer App-OS integration with WinRT API
  18. 18. App Contracts (Source/Target/Picker etc.) & Charms
  19. 19. Windows Phone style Live Tiles
  20. 20. MSFT Push Notification Service
  21. 21. Did I mention XBOX LIVE!!</li></li></ul><li>All your skills carry forward..<br />
  22. 22. Ahem..<br />
  23. 23. WinRT, Desktop world etc...<br /><ul><li>WinRT = Fixed set of API for Apps to reach into core Windows features/devices
  24. 24. Common runtime that connects to System Services with diverse views
  25. 25. APIs implemented in C++ .. lean performance
  26. 26. Part of OS
  27. 27. Supports your choice of UI & language
  28. 28. HTML5/JavaScript/CSS
  29. 29. XAML with C#, VB, C++
  30. 30. Remember Fast & Fluid – any ops > 50ms (read most) = Await/Async
  31. 31. Win32 & .NET CLR all live
  32. 32. Metro IE10 = plug-in free
  33. 33. Regular IE supports Silverlight, Flash etc.
  34. 34. Fixed (careful) steps to migrate Windows Phone apps to Win8 Metro apps</li></li></ul><li>Read well my friends ..<br /><ul><li>Shawn Wildermuth
  35. 35. Doug Seven
  36. 36. Mary JoFoley
  37. 37. Jeremy Likness
  38. 38. Steve Smith
  39. 39. Miguel Carrasco
  40. 40. Todd Anglin</li></li></ul><li>Opportunity .. Windows Re-Imagined!<br />
  41. 41. Questions? Thank you !!<br />

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