This is awful news for Microsoft. They will have a lot of explaining to do at Build. The Modern api is crippled, a rather small subset of Win32, with multiple languages that are interchangeably...
WinRT is Replacing Win32Commented on: 3 years ago
(September 15, 2011)
It is a radical turn. But it is not just WinRT. There was a conference on the entity framework, MS object relational data layer, that made it explicit that to use the entity framework to talk to...
Android: Heading For a Fall?Commented on: 4 years ago
(August 13, 2011)
Disagree with your Android Analysis.
1) Best in IT does not necessarily equates to win (see OS/2)
2) Free is a potent marketing advantage.
3) Variety, sometimes confused with balkanization, is an...
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