Jerry Nixon @Work: Windows 8 is an Android killer?

Jerry Nixon on Windows

Monday, June 4, 2012

Windows 8 is an Android killer?


Developer Daniel Sharp says that working with Windows 8 is simple and enjoyable, unlike the often unpredictable Android.

I’ve just come from another testing meeting. Seven of us around a table looking at an Android app that’s in the mid-stages of development. We’ve found unique issues on each device, every device on the table was running a different version of Android, with different resolutions, capabilities and specifications. Getting this right is going to be time consuming…

Meanwhile, for the past seven weeks we’ve also been working on a super-secret project building magazine apps for the Windows 8 launch. In those seven weeks, we’ve managed to create a solid first version, that works across all resolutions, laptops, desktops and tablets, whether they use a touch screen, pen or mouse. Development was easy.

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