Microsoft shows Windows 8 for business, launches Windows on ARM development

Tuesday’s focus at TechEd North America is Windows 8, as Antoine Leblond, Microsoft corporate vice president of Windows Web Services, showed a wide range of applications and Visual Studio demos. Speaking to an audience in Orlando, Leblond and the Windows 8 Team introduced the first details about programming Windows 8 applications for ARM devices using familiar and proven Visual Studio tools. Get a start on your Windows 8 exploration with Steven Sinofsky’s “Building Windows 8” blog: Building Windows for the ARM processor architecture. Then, dig into Jason Zander’s posting for more on Visual Studio’s role in ARM development.