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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[3]: .NET
by Nelson on Tue 25th Oct 2011 13:49 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: .NET"
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I'm not sure we have the whole story yet. I'd be very surprised if they didnt open the WinRT up to desktop apps.

I mean, you can already do it, they just have not publicly said its a supported scenario. Plenty of examples online.

I wonder though how quickly the Windows 8 app store will fill up, and if it could possibly obsolete desktop apps to anything but legacy support.

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