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Windows Phone 8 – A new Platform

July 16th, 2013 by
(https://blog.trifork.com/2013/07/16/windows-phone-8-a-new-platform/)

I want to dedicate this blog to Windows Phone 8, a refreshing, exciting and relatively new mobile platform.

In the mobile world, I am mainly an iOS developer and I have “some” experience writing Android apps. I also have no development experience with any Microsoft platform whatsoever. So for me this platform is something completely different. It’s a new language, a different user interface mindset, a new SDK to learn…

So I decided to dive into it head first. I used Bootcamp to dual boot my Mac with Windows 8, I purchased a Windows Phone developer subscription, installed Visual Studio and I bought a second hand Nokia Lumia 920. I want to give you my first impressions and give you a general overview of what Windows Phone 8 is and what it will be like to develop apps for it!
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