Thursday, September 15, 2011
While Windows 8 is ushering in an exciting new model for Windows
development called "Metro style apps" that run a new "unified" Windows
Runtime (WinRT), it's not necessarily the right choice for all new
Windows software development. In fact, there are a lot scenarios where
it's not a good choice.
In this over-simplified decision tree, I try to provide some crude logic
for how to pick between your platform options. Clearly, there are many
nuances not covered in this tree, but I'll work on expanding the "logic"
to make it more bullet proof in the coming weeks. The first decision is the most important, though: Do you need to continue...