Items tagged with porting

Metro has become quite the buzzword these days, but what does it mean for developers? Microsoft, with only months to go before Windows 8 is released, is taking the chance to address that head-on. In a new post over at the MSDN Blogs, the company has stated that porting apps to Metro will be fairly easy, and the "hardest part is coming up with an app idea." They've laid out a number of valued links that explain how the porting process works, from design goals to migration of web app to Metro app. There's even a section that covers the migration of a Windows Phone app to XAML Metro, as well as WP7... Read more...
Psystar continues to make headlines, this time because the company’s OS X Leopard-based systems are now being attacked for what seems like the most basic oversight imaginable:"The company didn't get permission from developers working on the OSx86 Project to sell their work.  Netkas, who developed the EFI emulator Psystar is using, posted up a blog entry yesterday calling Psystar "liars" and has re-released his code under a license that specifically forbids commercial usage."If Psystar starts shipping their machines, it might end up causing a lot of trouble for the entire OSx86 group.  Thus far... Read more...