Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 21st Dec 2010 22:56 UTC, submitted by fran
Windows Very light on details, but this is interesting nonetheless - very interesting, and potentially one of the biggest things to have hit the operating systems business this decade. Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft plans to announce Windows for ARM processors at CES in January 2011.
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RE[3]: Not Win CE
by oiaohm on Wed 22nd Dec 2010 10:12 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Not Win CE"
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"Wake me when .net gets retooled to allow power effective optionals. Visual Studio is not the best IDE around for crossplatform development. That is a toss up between QT Designer Kdevelop and Eclipse.

Number of platforms Visual Studio supports is basically nothing.


Lets not forget that you can develop on Windows Mobile, Windows Phone 7, Zune, Xbox 360 (via XNA) and then there is the .Net Micro-framework, which can run on a wristwatch.
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Again compared to modern market basically nothing.

Qt does Windows Mobile so Kdevelop does as well. Zune is basically a dead product. Zune is basically been watered down into being a Music store for Windows Phone 7.

Xbox 360 XNA and Windows Phone 7 are basically the same platform.

Qt does iPhone applications. Qt can also be made to do Android based devices. Same code on all 3 with no alterations.

If nokia is going to support Windows Phone 7. Thinking Qt is nokia product. Windows Phone 7 better find a way of supporting QT. Notice some here. Being nokia friendly removes any reason to be developing .net applications.

Lucas_maximus sorry the say there is also a huge army of QT developers.

No the claim was not that there was plenty of .net developers out there. The claim what that Visual Studio was the best tool for cross platform development. This is clearly false.

Yes there are tones of .net developers out there. Just like there where tones of Visaul basic developers out there. When we are talking embedded you need quality not numbers. Visual Basically developers were the worst to higher for embedded work if you wanted battery live and .net developers are not much better.

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