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  • How to Install WSL 2 on Windows 10 on ARM

    Windows on ARMThis is just a quick blog post about the experience on running the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) on Windows 10 on ARM, which comes on devices like the Surface Pro X. Since I got many questions from developers and IT Pros about the Surface Pro X and how it can handle different workflows on Windows 10 on ARM, I decided to write a blog post, on how you can install WSL 2 on Windows 10 on ARM and the Surface Pro X.

  • Windows 10 WinRT API Pack lets developers add WinRT features to WPF and WinForms

    Windows on ARMLast week, Microsoft released .NET Core 3.0 along with a plethora of updates for its developer tools. Now, to go along with that, the company has announced the release of the Windows 10 WinRT API Pack.

  • Microsoft now Supports ARM64 Apps in Visual Studio 15.9, Microsoft Store

    Windows on ARMThe first “proper” Windows Arm laptops became available earlier this year, but they disappointed most people due to their high price and relatively poor performance. They only really make sense for people who need LTE connectivity and very long battery life (over 20 hours).

  • Official support for Windows 10 on ARM development

    Windows on ARMToday is an exciting day for Windows 10 on ARM. With the official release of Visual Studio 15.9, developers now have the officially supported SDK and tools for creating 64-bit ARM (ARM64) apps. In addition, the Microsoft Store is now officially accepting submissions for apps built for the ARM64 architecture.

  • Microsoft is now accepting ARM64 apps in its Windows 10 Store

    Windows on ARMToday, Microsoft announced that with the release of Visual Studio 15.9, ARM64 development is officially available. The news comes after the firm released a preview SDK back at its Build 2018 developer conference in May.

  • Qualcomm Working on Snapdragon 850 Chip to Power Windows 10 ARM Devices

    Windows on ARMA new-generation Always Connected PCs powered by Windows 10 on ARM is projected to hit the market later this year, and according to a new report, they could come with an exclusive processor this time.

  • Qualcomm pushes towards 64-bit apps on Windows 10 for ARM

    Windows on ARMOne of the biggest pitfalls of running Windows 10 on a Snapdragon chip is the fact that Qualcomm’s ARM processors don’t support 64-bit applications. However, at Microsoft Build 2018, Qualcomm has announced it is releasing a 64-bit SDK for Windows on ARM.

  • Microsoft finally releases an ARM64 SDK, supporting UWP and Win32 apps

    Windows on ARMAbout a month ago, Microsoft announced that it would be releasing an ARM64 SDK at its Build 2018 developer conference. Today, the firm announced that the SDK is indeed available as part of the Visual Studio 15.8 preview.

  • Microsoft Working on 64-Bit App Support for Windows 10 ARM

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft’s Windows 10 on ARM push has gained a lot of exposure since the late 2016 announcement, and the very first PCs have already been launched, but the software giant still has to deal with one major drawback: the lack of 64-bit apps.

  • Full Windows 10 Installed on a Raspberry Pi 3

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft already offers Windows 10 IoT Core to install on a Raspberry Pi, but thanks to the recent launch of Windows 10 on ARM, one skilled developer managed to install the actual full version of the operating system on the single-board computer.

  • Microsoft updates the Windows Dev Center to support ARM packages for desktop

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft published a blog post today confirming that developers can now offer ARM packages to the Windows 10 desktop device family. The company also noted that it's recently added the ability to offer an app to Surface Hub users, which runs a variant of the OS known as Windows 10 Team.

  • The Windows 10 on ARM Push Begins with the First Recompiled App

    PuTTY for Windows RTMicrosoft announced last week that future Qualcomm ARM processors would be able to run the full version of Windows 10, showing a demo of Photoshop running on a Snapdragon 820 processor that’s already available on a number of devices out there.

  • How will ARM support impact Windows 10?

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft can be surprising at times. After ditching Windows RT, the software giant has announced that it is working with Qualcomm to bring ARM support to Windows 10. In practice, that means that we will see Snapdragon-powered machines running Microsoft's latest operating system which, and this is key, can run proper x86 software.

  • Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Preview for Raspberry Pi 2

    Windows on ARMSome of you might remember that, back in February, Microsoft promised there would be a free version of Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2 owners.

  • Microsoft Releasing Windows Phone 8.1 Around June/August, “Developer” Preview Will Arrive Earlier

    Windows on ARMBad news for Windows Phone users, as new info on the release of the next major update for Microsoft's mobile operating system has just emerged and things are not looking as good as we originally thought.

  • Tracing network activity on Windows RT

    Windows on ARMNetwork Monitoring software such as Microsoft Network Monitor, WireShark etc are well known troubleshooting tools to collect and analyze what is being sent/ received over the Network. Fiddler is yet another useful utility to monitor HTTP requests and response. These tools work very well on the traditional Windows operating system with the x86 or x64 architecture.

  • ScummVM for Windows RT

    ScummVM for Windows RTScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical point-and-click adventure games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for which they were never designed!

  • MongoDB for Windows RT

    MongoDB for Windows RTMongoDB is a document database that provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability.
     

  • Vim for Windows RT

    Vim for Windows RTVim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is often called a "programmer's editor," and so useful for programming that many consider it an entire IDE. It's not just for programmers, though. Vim is perfect for all kinds of text editing, from composing email to editing configuration files.

  • Node.js for Windows RT

    Node.js for Windows RTNode.js is a platform built on Chrome's JavaScript runtime for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.


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