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Anyone interested in a TPU Windows 8 App?

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kinda didnt like the programming model, that it forced me to develop under windows 8 and don't expect much from windows 8 either


and that
Could have helped with people who have TPU blocked at the job no?
 

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kinda didnt like the programming model, that it forced me to develop under windows 8 and don't expect much from windows 8 either
Did this programming model force you to pay the Microsoft Tithe by forcing you to sell it through the Microsoft Store? That alone would put me completely off.
 
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Could have helped with people who have TPU blocked at the job no?
But the app would use TPU to retrieve the content right? if TPU is blocked the app would be useless in the job computer.
 
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But the app would use TPU to retrieve the content right? if TPU is blocked the app would be useless in the job computer.
Ive gotten RSS feeds from sites that are blocked on a network. Just can't go to the site.
 
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#30
kinda didnt like the programming model, that it forced me to develop under windows 8 and don't expect much from windows 8 either
That's too bad. What was the specific issue(s) if I may ask? Just curious since I'm not much a programmer haha.

Did this programming model force you to pay the Microsoft Tithe by forcing you to sell it through the Microsoft Store? That alone would put me completely off.
If it's a "metro" app it would needed to be submitted to the Store for approval.
 
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Ive gotten RSS feeds from sites that are blocked on a network. Just can't go to the site.
Strange, when I went to blocked sites (in school) I couldn't get to anything, ever RSS/Atom feeds, maybe depends on blocking policy...


It would be useful an app that could download all TPU Reviews, news & articles, in one file, and you could read it offline everywhere, you download the file & the app from your home computer and you carry it everywhere
 

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Did this programming model force you to pay the Microsoft Tithe by forcing you to sell it through the Microsoft Store? That alone would put me completely off.
no

But the app would use TPU to retrieve the content right? if TPU is blocked the app would be useless in the job computer.
that's correct. the data communication is still via http protocol
 
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#33
Yes and similar features to the android app, also is it possible to have side swipe move to next page of threads , a bit like it does for reviews
 
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A metro app would rawk on my surface.

EDIT : Just noticed this thread was dug up from the dead somehow.. oops.
 
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Toms Hardware has one.