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General Development "Looking past the Metro hype, the Build conference also revealed promising road maps for C#, Visual Studio, and the .Net platform as a whole. Perhaps the most exciting demo of the conference for .Net developers, however, was Project Roslyn, a new technology that Microsoft made available yesterday as a Community Technology Preview. Roslyn aims to bring powerful new features to C#, Visual Basic, and Visual Studio, but it's really much more than that. If it succeeds, it will reinvent how we view compilers and compiled languages altogether."
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RE[2]: .NET
by kaiwai on Tue 25th Oct 2011 03:34 UTC in reply to "RE: .NET"
kaiwai
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"So what's the deal... is MS leaving .NET behind, or are they not? I thought WinRT was supposed to be the new 'Jesus API' to rule them all?


I'm sure that .NET will be around for a long time for server development. But WinRT is the new Windows client API.
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But from what I observe it is for metro-only applications - 30 years on and Microsoft still haven't come up with the horrific mess that is common controls and dialogues.

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