12/5/2012 8:30:46 AM
Microsoft should encourage app development for Surface
https://appdevelopermagazine.com/news_old/files/windows-surface-fail-devs-shun-platform-20121205-083008.jpeg
App Developer Magazine

Microsoft should encourage app development for Surface



Richard Harris Richard Harris in Windows Mobile Wednesday, December 5, 2012
545

Microsoft has spent an astounding $1.5 billion to promote their surface tablet operating system, however many apps are still not offered with the system.

  

Perhaps developer’s unfamiliarity with the system is the reason so many fundamental apps that most other tablets have are not included – including the Facebook app.

  

Other apps missing are Barns and Noble Nook app, Twitter, Pandora, Words With Friends, Spotify, Amazon, Pinterest, Yelp, and countless others.

  

I'm certain in the future some of the apps that are missing today will be available but how long that will take depends on how many mobile developers start writing for the windows mobile platform.

 

I think that Microsoft needs to do something quickly to attract developers into Windows phone.


Read more: http://www.tapscape.com/microsoft-surface-fail-dev...

Comments

Your name and email will not be public or shared in any way.



A new way to manage your development projects

Learn the best ways to organize your app development projects, and keep code straight, clients happy, and breathe a easier through launches.
 

The Latest Nerd Ranch Guide (3rd Edition) to Android Programming

Write and run code every step of the way, using Android Studio to create apps that integrate with other apps, download and display pictures from the web, play sounds, and more. Each chapter and app has been designed and tested to provide the knowledge and experience you need to get started in Android development.

Starting your own app business?

How to create a profitable, sustainable business developing and marketing mobile apps.