Upgrading WP7.1 App to WP8 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi

    Can anybody give me the clear view,

    I have developed a wp7.1 app, and i am going to upgrade that wp7.1 app to wp8.

    I planned to use the new API's which is supported only in wp8(example  Geolocator, background tasks).

    After i use the new API's,I am sure it will run well on wp8 devices,  if i run my app in wp7 devices, will it run well or it wont be?

    Thank you.


    Thursday, March 7, 2013 6:33 AM


  • Hi,

    If you upgrade your application to WP8, yo cannot run it on Windows Phone 7 devices. That is why you are upgrading it in the first place, to support new platform.

    If you want to cover both platforms, create a copy of your project and keep a separate projects for each version.

    Beware of maintenance issues though.

    Toni Petrina
    My blog: Toni codes .NET
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    Thursday, March 7, 2013 7:55 AM