Tuesday, March 13, 2012

[TechRepublic] Windows 8 development: Five reasons to consider it

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Five reasons to consider Windows 8 development

A big reason why Windows 8 will be relevant for developers is its enterprise capabilities. Justin James lists four more reasons to develop Windows 8 apps. Read more

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