After being a one stop shop for Windows users for such a long time,Microsoft has decided to retire Windows Live Gallery one of its premier site.Launched in 2006,it had gained popularity amongst Windows users for the variety of software, plug-ins and other applications.
But as reported earlier today The Windows Live Gallery has been retired, so that the development team can work seamlessly on the upcoming new features,so to concentrate on the new things it’s better off to do away with the old things,so from now on there won’t be any submissions for new Gadgets.But keeping in mind the users demands the popular gadgets would still be available over the Gadgets page.
Windows Developer Preview allows you to leverage your existing skills and code assets so you can create great experiences for your customers. Gadget and web developers can now use their HTML5 and CSS3 skills to build native Windows apps. .NET Developers can use XAML, C#, and Visual Basic to build beautiful Metro-style apps. Game developers can use the power of DirectX 11.1 to build amazing, immersive gaming experiences. Driver developers benefit from increased productivity with the new, integrated Visual Studio development environment.
So we can expect lot more feature apps in the Windows Store when the Windows 8 final version releases we are in for a treat from the developers :D