A few weeks ago Microsoft released a preview video of Windows 8. Almost immediately developers all over the internet became enraged that Microsoft (with Windows 8) was leaving behind the platform and framework that they have been working with for a decade … all having hedged their bets on: win32 or .NET Framework + C# (language).
At least that was what I thought!
Microsoft has now released a video demonstrating what Windows 8 is about.
The simple truth is that Windows 8 is a re-imagination of the desktop … geared towards the mass market which primarily uses their systems to browse the internet, post on facebook, check their email.
The underlining platform does not change. We simply get a new fancy UI option that uses a DLL shared with IE 10.