Developers Slam Microsoft for Limiting Windows Phone 8 Preview

Tuesday Sep 11th 2012 by CodeGuru Staff

Windows Phone 8 Preview Program is restricted to only published developers and further more, the final SDK will not be available until the completed OS is has been unveiled. REALLY?

Indeed it’s true. Microsoft has somehow managed to prod the Windows Phone development community this week by announcing that the upcoming Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview Program will only be available on a limited basis to those developers with published apps. And  the full SDK will only be released once the final release of  Windows Phone 8 has been released as well. Obviously Windows Phone developers are not happy. Better to say they are angry, confused,  frustrated and even accusing Microsoft of negligence. Many are left wondering how this will effect Microsoft’s attempt to gain ground on the iOS and Android. Read the full story here.

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