can Metro app be ported to Windows Phone 8 RRS feed

  • Question

  • should we change the code to port? if so how much should we change? only to change the UI layout?

    Sunday, August 19, 2012 2:29 AM

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  • Hello Blainelee163,

    Probably you man have to change both, because of programming model has been changed in WinRT.

    Here is lots of resources for porting Windows Phone 7 to Windows 8 App.

    1) From Windows Phone 7 to Windows 8 Metro, one app's journey

     2) Porting apps to Windows 8 Metro

    Hope it helps.


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    Sunday, August 19, 2012 3:28 AM
  • Thank you for your message. at the same time I guess you misunderstood my question. my question is about the porting Windows 8 WinRT App (Metro App) to Windows Phone 8. because the core is same and the programming model is also same (WinRT), so I'm wondering the effort to port the App.
    Monday, August 20, 2012 2:41 AM
  • When the Windows Phone 8 SDK is released, you will find out along with everyone else.
    Monday, August 20, 2012 4:13 AM