One major factor in whether Windows 8 and Windows RT will succeed is if developers flock to the platform.
But will they?
I take a look at the question in this story running in the print edition of The Seattle Times today.
From the story:
“The big question mark heading into the launch is: Are the apps going to be there?” said Tom Mainelli, an analyst with research firm IDC. “There’s not a lot in there right now.” …
Developers, for the most part, want Windows 8 to succeed because it benefits them to have another platform to create for, said Mainelli of IDC. “At the same time, they’re hesitant to spend money and resources developing apps for a platform that hasn’t proven itself yet,” he added.
Read the full story here.