Monday, March 29, 2010
Posted by Jason Dunn in "Windows Phone Developer" @ 07:00 AM
In part two of our ongoing series of Windows phone 7-focused developer articles, this is part two, with Lukas Lesco, Support Manager for resco.net. Resco has made some superb Windows Mobile applications over the years, so I was curious to get their take on what Windows phone 7 brings from a developer's perspective.
WPT: Looking at what Microsoft has announced at MIX10, what's your general impression of their development platform for the Windows phone 7?
Resco.net: On one hand we are looking forward to finding out more about the possibilities that this new platform brings. On the other hand, we are afraid of the restrictions that will be revealed. For example, the limited multi-tasking could bring more available resources, but on the other hand it can limit cooperation between applications. Also, the Marketplace could bring applications closer to users and bring better user feedback, but we are afraid that it will end up like the Apple Store; that is, filled with simple applications like games with no added value. Read more...