Windows 8 article in preperation

[Edit 09.02.2012]: I just were able to see the first few lines of the upcoming article – promises to be exciting 🙂

“When Microsoft announced its latest version of Windows last September, there was some uproar among developers. Windows 8 is an answer to the rise of smartphones and tablet PCs. The new Metro UI supports small screens, multi-touch and ARM-based CPUs. But Windows 8 also raises some questions for developers, because the programming tools for Metro are not the same as those for classic windows clients …. “


My colleagues Oliver Heilig and Frank Gailfuß are working on an article that deals with the subject

“Windows 8’s new Metro UI and its impact for developers”

I look forward to your feedback when we post this article …. hopefully tomorrow 😉    ;



By Martina Beck

Martina Beck has been working for PTV since 2000. As certified computer scientist she was originally responsible for providing customers with technical support and she later moved on to the Product Management division. Since 2011 she has been working for PTV as an online marketing manager in international marketing with an emphasis on social media (et al. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube). The PTV Developer Blog is the PTV Developer Components' lead channel. The posts on important topics and trends originate from close cooperation with developers, the product management and other experts.