Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Metro Style App term replacement... "Windows Store" App?

Within Windows - And now they shalt be called… Windows Store apps?

"After installing the final Visual Studio 2012 bits, I cracked open File -> New Project. And well, this is what was inside:


hum... I guess it could have been much worse. And this actually does explain the app scope pretty well, since the only way you can get a FKAMS [Formally Known As Metro Style] app is via the Windows Store. Hides the Intel-vs-ARM differences, hardware types, etc. This term might actually grow on me (TG it wasn't "WinRT" !)

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