Windows 8 And Windows 8 phone are two completely unrelated OS's with different code bases.
Originally Posted by verde
Wrong. Microsoft moved Windows Phone 8 to the NT kernel. The same NT kernel that powers Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. At the very least, there is no difference between Win 8 and WP8 at the kernel level anymore.
Originally Posted by AJenbo
No difference between them yeah right. Can you tell us to which NT kernel version they moved?
Originally Posted by Sonadow
Actually he is right. It probably is a version close to the one Win8 uses sinces that is when ARM support appeared (again). Aparrently sevelral of the components are also shared but i dobuth any of the Win32 api is there.
Originally Posted by Ramiliez