Windows 8 developer preview

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Windows 8 developer preview

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If you are a real glutton for punishment you can download the new Windows 8 developer preview. See Windows Dev Center.

NOTE: this release is NOT feature complete. It should NOT be depended on for production work.

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Thanks!

For others reading this: please note that this Windows 8 preview is a very early test version. It is intended for software developers who want to prepare themselves for creating or modifying software to work on the next version of Windows. It is *not* intended for end users. The official release is still quite some time away.
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HansV wrote:The official release is still quite some time away.
The articles that I have read says NEXT FALL, (Fall of 2012).
I am so far behind, I think I am First :evilgrin:
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DaveA wrote:
HansV wrote:The official release is still quite some time away.
The articles that I have read says NEXT FALL, (Fall of 2012).
Hope they don't screw it up! Windows 7 is a good OS.
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I understand that it will be more "touchy-feely", smartphone/pad friendly.. and more JavaScript aware..? But the final product is some way off.
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What we've seen is mostly the new "Metro" interface intended for touch screens, much like the interface used by many smartphones. See Windows 8: pictures, video, and a hands-on preview of the developer build. The familiar Windows desktop with the taskbar and Start button will be an "app" available from the start screen.

Here's a tongue-in-cheek comment:
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UGH!!!!!
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