1. mikeew83's Avatar
    I have been a user of android IOS and now windows 8 phones and am wondering why development of apps seems so lacking. This is not a bash by any means I love win 8 and my Lumia 920 both are top notch but as stated app development seems lacking why?
    11-26-2012 10:35 PM
  2. socialcarpet's Avatar
    Because the number of Windows phones out there has been comparatively low relative to the number of iPhones and Androids. There just weren't as many people developing for Windows Phone, so there are fewer apps.

    That is beginning to change though. You jumped on board at just the right time because with the new Windows Phone 8 OS, the platform shares many of the same parts as the Start screen on the Windows 8 desktop OS, this means developers will now be able to write apps for the Windows 8 desktop (which will have ENORMOUS marketshare) and easily port them right to Windows Phone.

    There's a good selection of apps out already which should meet most if not all your needs, but I predict by this time next year you'll be positively thrilled at what you see as far as apps for this platform. Stay tuned.
    ARVI_SD likes this.
    11-26-2012 10:54 PM
  3. mikeew83's Avatar
    That's very cool hadn't even thought of that
    11-26-2012 10:59 PM
  4. anon(5370748)'s Avatar
    It's also only been a few weeks since the SDK was released to developers. People just haven't had a lot of time to write and test apps for it yet. It'll get there, don't worry.
    ARVI_SD likes this.
    11-26-2012 11:11 PM

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