Enterprise Applications: Microsoft Windows 8 Puts Power, Performance in Developers` Hands

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2011-09-13
 
 
 

App Switching

Windows 8 supports connected apps switching. Apps can communicate with one another in Windows 8. Rather than switching apps to share information, you stay immersed in your app and share the information to another app right in that context, never losing your place.

App Switching

Internet Explorer 10

The Windows 8 developer preview includes Platform Preview 3 of Internet Explorer 10, which features the new Metro style UI.

Internet Explorer 10

Apps

Microsoft says Windows 8 is powered by Keyboard, where immersive apps in Windows 8 are the focal point of your PC experience.

Apps

Lock Screen

Windows 8 offers a locked screen mode where a user must swipe through to log on.

Lock Screen

MultiMonitor

Windows 8 supports MultiMonitor mode.

MultiMonitor

PhotoPicker

Windows 8 features a PhotoPicker application.

PhotoPicker

Start Screen

Heres a look at the Windows 8 Start screen.

Start Screen

Task Manager

This slide offers a preview of the new Windows 8 Task Manager.

Task Manager

Task Manager Processes

Here, the new Windows 8 Task Manager shows off the Processes view.

Task Manager Processes

Thumb Keyboard

Windows 8 will also feature a thumb keyboard.

Thumb Keyboard

Visual Studio

The Windows 8 Developer Preview features Microsoft Visual Studio 11 Express.

Visual Studio

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