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Getting started for iOS developers (Windows)

If you're an iOS app developer considering developing apps for Windows 8, this article is a great place to start. It shows you how to use Microsoft development tools like Microsoft Visual Studio or Microsoft programming languages like C#. It also introduces you to some of the concepts you'll need to know as you get started with developing apps for new Windows UI in Windows 8. We call these apps Windows Store apps.

Windows 8 introduces a new platform for creating engaging apps. Because Windows Store apps provide lots of unique features, a straight port of your iOS app will likely prevent you and your users from using these features. Before you get too far into this article, we encourage you to take a look at the Design case study: iPad to Windows Store app to see what's possible. That case study may spark your app-building imagination, with features like layout and navigation, commands and actions, contracts, touch, orientation and views, and notifications. Don't just po…