Microsoft has this week reversed their decision to not release the final copy of their new and highly anticipated Windows 8.1 operating system to developers.
Microsoft received backlist from its developer community after it announced that is had final version of its latest Windows 8.1 operating system but would not be making available to Windows developers before the official launch.
Now Microsoft changed its mind and now released builds of Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 to its MSDN and TechNet subscription programs. Microsoft chief evangelist Steve Guggenheimer explained:
“We heard from you that our decision to not initially release Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM bits was a big challenge for our developer partners as they’re readying new Windows 8.1 apps and for IT professionals who are preparing for Windows 8.1 deployments,”- “We’ve listened, we value your partnership, and we are adjusting based on your feedback.”
The latest Windows 8.1 operating system is expected to be launched to the public on October 18th when Microsoft will roll out the new version as an to all users via the Windows update service.
Source: The Register
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