Linked by makfu on Tue 23rd Oct 2012 17:19 UTC
Windows Peter Bright has written a fascinating and well researched look into the real architecture and general internals of WinRT that largely contradicts some commonly accepted marketecture myths propagated by Microsoft (namely that WinRT is a new peer, NT native subsystem and framework alternative to traditional Win32 that doesn't depend on traditional Windows frameworks). Given all the recent news and discussions regarding the future of Windows and the openness of the platform, understanding WinRT's actual underpinnings and technical place in the Windows stack will prove valuable.
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RE: Comment by Nelson
by moondevil on Tue 23rd Oct 2012 19:53 UTC in reply to "Comment by Nelson"
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I for one am looking forward to the day desktop applications can be built using WinRT and Win32 is left for dead.

Maybe around Windows 9 - 10 timeframe.

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