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Windows 8 Journey: I've coded a great app on another platform. What can I do?

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You have a great app, but it's not Windows-based. How can you take advantage of the huge market Windows 8 represents?

These resources show how exactly how to do this:
Migrating a Web app
There are specific considerations and steps you will need to understand before you migrate your Web app using JavaScript.

Migrating a website

You'll also find specific considerations and steps to follow when you port a basic website to a Windows Store app using JavaScript. Learn about the security and performance considerations for developing a Windows Store app using JavaScript with online connectivity and a specific server component.

Migrating a Windows Phone app

Porting a Windows Phone Silverlight app to a Windows Store app using C++, C#, or Visual Basic is relatively easy. Most of your knowledge and experience will transfer to the model for Windows Store apps using XAML, as will much of your XAML interface design and layout.

Porting a Silverlight or Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) XAML code to a Windows Store app

If you're familiar with other XAML-based platforms such as Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Microsoft Silverlight, or Silverlight for Windows Phone, then you can reuse these skills to create Windows Store apps for Windows 8.

You will always have this list of Windows 8 resources at your disposal:

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