Microsoft has released an early version of the Windows Bridge for iOS tool, which it hopes developers will use to port iPhone and iPad apps to Windows 10.
The final version of Windows Bridge – previously known by its codename Project Islandwood – will be rolled out this autumn, but for now Microsoft is open-sourcing it and seeking feedback.
The company says the tool remains a “work in progress,” with some of the features heralded on announcement missing or in an early state.
In a post on the Windows blog, Microsoft wrote: “
Back at Build 2015 in April, Microsoft announced plans to create tools for iOS and Android developers to make their applications Windows friendly. The Android version remains an invite-only private beta, with a public preview coming this autumn.
However, any iOS developers who fancy chancing their arm within Windows 10 can take Windows Bridge for a spin today by grabbing the MIT licensed code from GitHub.
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