September 13, 2011
Microsoft Previews Windows 8 at BUILD Conference, Releases Developer Preview
Microsoft today showcased the next major release of Windows, code-named “Windows 8” at BUILD conference. The company also detailed new tools for developers to write applications of Windows 8.
“We reimagined Windows,” said Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division at Microsoft, in his keynote address to the thousands of developers in attendance. “From the chipset to the user experience, Windows 8 brings a new range of capabilities without compromise.”
Microsoft highlighted and described the following features on Windows 8: