How Windows Phone apps could run on Windows 8
“Appx a new type of packaged application template for Windows 8, and it is very similar to the Windows 7 phone application packages. For this reason, we believe that about type of application could be used for both Windows 8 and Windows Mobile 8 (code named “Apollo”), to write with the developers a way to applications for this purpose and can be used in various devices, including traditional PC tablets move and mobile phones.”
Outside developers have been the key to early success of Windows as a reminder to sing at the legendary CEO Steve Ballmer “Developers, developers, developers”. But Apple and Google Microsoft’s own game so far in the mobile sector, major libraries, applications, third-party developers have beaten.
It takes a kind of integrated development strategy like this to turn things around for Microsoft. Windows 8 by the expected sometime in 2012, the only question is whether it is on time.