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Will Windows RT run Autoit Programs?

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ConsultingJoe

http://gizmodo.com/5952934/what-windows-rt-cant-do

Does anyone know yet?


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BrewManNH

My guess, probably not. But until someone has actually tried it on a WinRT system, we won't know for sure.


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JohnOne

That's something the devs would have to answer, but I seriously doubt it, I mean definitely not your

current apps, but I suppose there are some APIs specifically designed for metro so who knows.

But seeing as how you will probably have to pay microsoft to sell/distribute an app anyway...


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SeanMaloney

Windows RT uses a new API set which isn't compatible with apps written with the current "Windows desktop" APIs. The WinRT APIs are also included in Windows 8 and I'm pretty sure are required to create apps with Live Tiles.

So are there any plans for AutoIt to officially support the WinRT APIs on Windows 8?

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BrewManNH

Seeing as how AutoIt doesn't even support some of Window's present GUI APIs, that might take a while.


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SeanMaloney

From what I've read, the WinRT APIs are meant to slowly replace all other Windows APIs, and in some ways, not so slowly. Right out the door, a Windows RT tablet will only run apps written for WinRT. It's making me nervous, but I love the idea of standardizing on a sigle API set, giving all languages equal access to everything on all Windows devices. But that's a long ways off, since I haven't heard of XP or Win7 getting WinRT support.

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