Mobile developers, its time to fire up the Android SDK Manager and hit those two buttons that say “Install 12 packages” and “Delete 6 packages” to update the Android SDK to revision 17.
The full list of changes can be found in the announcement.
Microsoft has shown glimpses of how enterprise-class applications would look when Metro-ised for Windows 8. I can’t say I’m convinced by them; they look good as mock-ups, but information-heavy application designers are really going to be tested to distill their applications down into the Metro way.
As someone who has looked into that abyss before, my hat’s off.