Windows 8 Developer Preview First Impressions

WindowsAs mentioned, Windows 8 Developer Preview now available for download here which I have done.

First impressions are very positive. Overall it’s snappy and easy to use and I do like the look of the Metro UI; I’ve seen it on colleagues smartphones and always quite liked the look of it but I did wonder how well it would translate onto a desktop. The answer appears to be very well. Continue reading “Windows 8 Developer Preview First Impressions”

Windows 8 Developer Preview Downloaded And Installed

WindowsAs mentioned, Windows 8 Developer Preview now available for download here. I’ve just installed it on an old laptop (an Acer Aspire 9301 WMSi with 4GB RAM).

I’ve not bothered with screenshots of the install as it is very much the same as Windows 7; and was as smooth an install as Windows 7 as well. Continue reading “Windows 8 Developer Preview Downloaded And Installed”

Windows 8 Developer Preview Available

WindowsWindows 8 Developer Preview now available for download.

I began working life as a trainee developer using Pick Databasic before moving onto Visual Basic 6 but more recently have moved out into consultancy and training.

However, I am quite still interested in seeing what is possible with Windows 8, and am very interested in seeing how the new Metro interface works, as well as how well it works, on a desktop PC.

Guess I know how I’m spending the rest of this evening.