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Key to the new Windows 8 look and feel, and instrumental to Microsoft's bid to make Windows a viable tablet operating system, are new-style full-screen "immersive" applications. Windows 8 will include new APIs for developing these applications, and here is where the problem lies. Having new APIs isn't itself a concern—there's simply never been anything like this on Windows before, so obviously the existing Windows APIs won't do the job—but what has many troubled is the way that Microsoft has said these APIs will be used. Three minutes and forty five seconds into this video, Microsoft Vice President Julie Larson-Green, in charge of the Windows Experience, briefly describes a new immersive application—a weather application—and says, specifically, that the application uses "our new developer platform, which is, uhh, it's based on HTML5 and JavaScript."
Oh boy...

[EDIT] So I forgot the source, but thankfully SpeedNuggeT provided it, so thanks to him for making up for my lackluster posting abilities
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Edited by SI51 - 6/12/11 at 11:20pm
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This is the source:



http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/new...-horrified.ars
Edited by SpeedNuggeT - 6/12/11 at 11:12pm
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I'm content with Windows 7... It appears I'll be skipping at least one generation of Windows this time around.
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Link please?
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I skipped vista and I can skip windows 8
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Source or it didn't happen!
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You have got to be kidding me. Another reason for me to despise Microsoft.
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This seem far fetched to say the least... Source...
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I didn't read the article but from what ive heard so far, .net, silverlight and wpf are still the big dogs. You can also just wrap your current program in this new html5 and javascript stuff to get the immersive look on the start page.


The html5 and javascript stuff is mainly for tablets. Just wait for the build converence people, sheesh.
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post #10 of 93

So it's liek dis?


The adoption rate might be super low for the first few years lol
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