FileMaker Development on a Windows 8 Tablet | HomeBase Software

IT TURNS OUT that a Windows 8 tablet is not user friendly once you are past the opening screen full of tiles.  Who would have thought that Microsoft would rush a product to market before it was ready – and market it as the best thing since sliced bread.  It never ceases to amaze me what people with put up with in order to save a few bucks.

To be fair, part of the problem with Douglas Alder’s attempt to program with an Asus tablet had to do with hardware constraints. But the biggest complaint was tiny menus – a common complaint with Windows 8 on a tablet:

Lack of standards for making the interface human friendly – Apple wrote the guidelines  (iOS 7 version at the link) and rigidly enforced them before releasing the iPad and iPhone.

Read the whole article to learn why Windows 8 on a tablet is not ready for FileMaker prime time.

FileMaker Development on a Windows 8 Tablet | HomeBase Software.


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