Taking notes is an everyday activity, so we would like to have the opportunity to write the important information down, also we would like to have no problem storing it. To do that there is nothing more suitable than a multipurpose device we always carry, for example a tablet or a mobile phone. And if we would like to create a more structured, persistent content, than we could use a laptop or a desktop PC.
The technology provided by Windows 8 still carries a lot of unexploited possibility and waits for to be explored. It unites user experience of the smartphones and the traditional personal computers in an innovative way, making the border between the operating systems for different platforms wear off. New products require new solutions, so we can utilize their attributes the most.
This thesis presents the unique world of the METRO style applications and reviews the innovative software technics behind it. It gives an insight for both laymen and professionals about the usage of the central services provided by the operating system and about the software tools. With these a program created for Windows 8 can be ideally inserted into the potential supplied by the system.