TouchDevelop App – environment for creating various kinds of applications Windows 8

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TouchDevelopMicrosoft has introduced a service TouchDevelop App – Web-based application for Windows 8, which allows developers to create software for the new operating system for free. It is reported portal Softpedia.com.

To gain access to all the features that are offered on the site, the user must link your account to Windows Live, Facebook, or Google.

“TouchDevelop App – environment for creating various kinds of applications available smartphones and tablets, which requires no work on your PC. Scripts written in the application data, media, and sensors, providing their work on phones, tablets and PCs – explains Arjmand Samuel, Senior Researcher Microsoft Research Connections. – Work with the script can be in the cloud storage and social networking. TouchDevelop App allows you to quickly create fun games and useful tools, making the scripts in real applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8. “

Moreover, this application allows you to convert drivers for older systems in drivers for Windows 8 and Windows Phone.

A small number of applications for Windows 8 – one of the main drawbacks of the new platform Windows, although the company is trying to work more closely with the developers.

According to unofficial data, the Windows Store (app store for Windows 8) has about 25 thousand free programs. Microsoft expects that the increase in their number will continue for the next couple months, and that by February 2012, the number of applications available for Windows 8, will be 1 million.

Links:

https://www.touchdevelop.com/

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/touchdevelop/

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