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Windows 8 and Windows Phone: what next? [Sep. 4th, 2012|10:42 pm]
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I've ported my three "staple" apps to both Windows 8 and Windows Phone:
Windows 8Windows Phone
Marriage MapMarriage Map

I've also gone back and backported some new features from the Windows 8 versions of FlightPredictor and Marriage Map to the Windows Phone versions, although they're still in review.

So...now what?

I grappled with this in April and ended up starting Windows 8 development. One new option is "wait until tomorrow and see what Nokia/Microsoft announce for Windows Phone 8" - Windows Phone 7 apps should run on Windows Phone 8, but I'd like to make them nicer if possible. After that...well, I don't know. I'm definitely still in a Windows 8/Phone 8 mood, so maybe I'll wait a bit and see if there are niches to be filled.

(read: suggestions are welcome!)

[User Picture]From: djedi
2012-09-06 04:29 pm (UTC)
This is ALWAYS my problem. I suck at being creative...seeing niches...etc. I love programming but hate coming up with ideas of what to program.
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