Microsoft's Windows on ARM opens a new door for mobile apps

Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) new processor architecture, Windows on ARM (WOA), will open up a potentially huge market for device vendors and give traditional Windows developers the chance to work in a mobile environment. But before that can happen, Microsoft needs to create a new and robust ecosystem to support its WOA launch later this year. The developer community will have an important role in WOA's success because they will create the products that Microsoft needs to capture the most crucial part of the ecosystem: customers. Vendors that are working with Microsoft are encouraging developers to participate. What do developers have to know about this transition? Find out in this special feature.