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Windows 8 & FileMaker: Metro or Desktop?

Question asked by jodin on Mar 8, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 26, 2012 by jodin

This seems to me to be the big question right now. Like Apple did with iOS, Microsoft seems to be demanding a rewrite in the Metro mode in order to run on the ARM chips. I think all good tablets will run on ARM as opposed to x86 chips, so what does FileMaker do about it's mobile strategy on Windows? Will there be a seperate product such as Go that runs in Metro, or will the whole of Filemaker Pro get ported to Metro, making it a completely tablet friendly app? I would buy my first MS product in years if I could develop FM databases on a tablet!


[Note that currently Microsoft is saying that Metro apps won't be able to be managed by Windows domains, but I don't expect that huge omission to last long]