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Everything at once

Vijaykumar Nishad
- Tybms

WHAT IS WINDOWS 8
Next version of Microsoft Windows
Next-generation development platform New way of thinking about UI and UX

The most revolutionary software Microsoft ever shipped

ROADMAP OF WINDOWS 8
2011
Windows 8 Developer Preview Windows 8 Consumer Preview

2012
Windows 8 Release Preview

2013
Windows 8 RTM Windows 8 Release Windows Phone 8, Xbox 720

September 13

February 29

May 31

August 1

October 26

TWO WORLDS OF WINDOWS 8

METRO

CLASSIC

Targeted Platforms

TARGETED PLATFORMS
Windows 8 is effective combination of mobile and desktop OS All of the versions of Windows 8 have shared core

TARGETED PLATFORMS
Desktop PCs

TARGETED PLATFORMS

Tablets

TARGETED PLATFORMS

Phones

TARGETED PLATFORMS

Gaming Consoles

Versioning

VERSIONS
Windows 8
Baseline version of Windows 8 for consumers Runs on PC and x86-based tablets

Windows RT

Windows 8 Pro

Special version of Windows 8 for ARM Runs only on ARM-based tablets and PCs Supports only METRO part of the OS Cannot be purchased, preinstalled on device

Advanced version of Windows 8 for business Runs on PC and x86-based tablets Enhanced virtualization, file system encryption

Windows Phone 8

Windows 8 Enterprise

Advanced version of Windows 8 for enterprise Runs on PC Enhanced virtualization, advanced security PC management and deployment Windows To Go

Special version of Windows 8 for mobile phones Supports only METRO part of the OS Still has a lot of differences despite shared OS core Cannot be purchased, preinstalled on device

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Windows8 Works Great on the Same Hardware that Powers Windows7 Processor :- 1GHz or Faster RAM :- 1GB (32bit) or 2GB (64bit) Hard Disk Space :- 16GB (32bit) or 20GB (64bit) Graphics Card :- Microsoft DirectX 9 Graphics Device or Higher

User Interface

WHAT IS METRO
Typography based design language by Microsoft First appearance on Windows Phone 7

METRO DESIGN

Make your application feels like canvas with lots of things to explore

METRO DESIGN

Design made easy with clear guidelines Microsoft has clear guidelines on everything Fonts, colors and positioning are driven by guidelines Guideline not a rule

Visit next resources


Font guidelines Color guidelines Layout guidelines

Metro style Apps


XAML
C/C++ C#, VB

Desktop Apps

HTML / CSS
JavaScript (Chakra)
HTML JS
C C++ C# VB

Model Controller

View

Windows Runtime APIs


System Services

Communication & Data

Graphics & Media


Application Model

Devices & Printing


Internet Explorer
Win32

.NET SL

Windows Kernel Services

Kernel

REVOLUTION OF START MENU

Applications

WINDOWS APPLICATIONS

Key characteristics Immersive Full screen Touch-optimized Good for both mobile and desktop

WINDOWS STORE APPLICATIONS


Windows Store
How they got distributed?

WINDOWS STORE APPLICATIONS


Programming Alternatives

C++/CX

Features

WINDOWS 8 FEATURES

There is lots of more than this.

WINDOWS WEAKNESSES
A Whole new Interface to Introduce Start Menu All Softwares are not Compatible with it

Windows7 VS Windows8

The Start Screen


Window 7 At start screen we
have Desktop with a Start Menu toolbar.

Windows 8 At Start screen there is


all new Metro UI.

Task Management
Window 7 A simple and easy to handle
Task Manager dialog box

Window 8 A Whole New Task

manager dialog box with more details of running applications.

Interface Issues
Windows 7 The interface of it was same as earlier versions with little changes

Windows 8 All new interface which is hard to understand at the beginning for a newbie. Every window is having a ribbon with it.

Lock Screen
Windows 7 No Lock Screen
Feature in it.

Windows 8 A new lock

screen feature which allows to lock your PC/ Laptop same as a Smartphone.

Copy Style
Windows 7 Old Copy Style.

Windows 8 All new Copy Style.

POLL VERDICT

Poll
4% 20% 6% 45%

Windows Store

How they got distributed?

I'll upgrade my existing PC to Windows 8 as soon as it's available. I plan to download and test the Windows 8 beta before deciding. I'll stick with Windows 7, thank you very much. I want no part of any current or future Microsoft operating system. Other

25%

Explore your world though

Windows 8 Apps

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