Just a day after Hewlett-Packard announced plans to discontinue its WebOS operations, Microsoft made a play for the developers who created applications for the operating system.
Brandon Watson, the director of developer experience for Windows Phone, tweeted this afternoon that Microsoft would provide free phones, developer tools and training to help any published WebOS developers make the switch to Windows Phone. Watson wrote that the company will give those developers "what you need to be successful."
Of course, like WebOS, Windows Phone trails Google's Android and Apple's iOS in the mobile device operating system market. Any … Read more