Steve Ballmer calls Windows 8 an “unprecedented opportunity” for developers

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Steve Ballmer spoke to a group of developers at Microsoft’s new collaboration space in Shoreditch, East London, to share his views on the opportunity for developers with the Windows platform across Windows 8 and Windows Phone.

The event showcased some of the best examples of the Windows 8 design and user interface, including demonstrations of the Music Info app, the British Airways Inspiration app and others.

The app store has now grown to more than 20,000 apps a month after the general release, with multiple developers having downloads of more than 100,000. While the adoption of Windows 8 appears to be slower than Windows 7, it still seems pretty clear by January there will be tens of millions Windows 8 PCs and tablets in the market for developers to exploit.

Via Ubelly.com

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  • grs_dev

    I was expecting “Developers, developers, developers, developers…” part deux! This unprecedented opportunity crap is boring Steve. Come on! Don’t get sophisticated on us now…