While Microsoft may have put the brakes on its Android-to-Windows 10 app bridge tools known as "Project Astoria", it continues to develop those same kinds of tools for iOS, web-based and Win32 apps. The company posted a brief status update on all three of those bridge tools.
- Project "Centennial" helps bring existing Win32 and .NET-based apps to the Windows Store and is in testing with a set of developers now. We'll have an early iteration of the tools soon, and then we'll expand the program and support a broader range of developers.
- The Windows Bridge for iOS (project "Islandwood"), enables developers to bring Objective-C iOS apps to the Windows Store, was released to GitHub as an open source project in August and we've been releasing updates to it frequently. Just last week, we released an update which included the first ARM32 preview compiler drop.
Microsoft added that they are adding more APIs to these bridges:
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