Earlier this week I wrote at The Gadget Masters about the recent reorganization at the company.
Despite both platforms supporting C# and the .NET framework, writing code for Windows Phone and for Windows 8 is very different. I have released the game Pixelated for both Windows Phone and for Windows 8, yet despite both being written in C# there is shockingly little code in common between them. This is a direct result of Microsoft’s divisional structure.
The dream for developers is that Microsoft’s reorganization will result in a more consistent set of UI tools for writing apps for Windows 8, Windows Phone, and for Xbox.
Read the full article at The Gadget Masters website.