Linked by David Adams on Sun 6th Nov 2011 04:34 UTC
Linux While it may seem like Linux-only projects are betraying their loyal base by developing Windows or OSX versions, I would argue that cross-platform development is actually better for Linux as a whole, better for individual software projects and their developers, and ultimately better for Linux users.
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RE[2]: Windows no longer relevant
by tuma324 on Mon 7th Nov 2011 14:28 UTC in reply to "RE: Windows no longer relevant"
tuma324
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"I work developing software for companies out there, I mostly work on Linux, but my coworkers use a mix of Linux and other UNIX-like OS. You couldn't imagine how many companies out there ask their employees not to develop software on Windows.

For example, look at the document below.

http://ompldr.org/vYjV3OQ

I got this document from a former employer. You can clearly see they ask their employees NOT to develop on Windows.


Of course it says not to develop on Windows.

From the requirements list you are developing a UNIX server side application, why on earth would you use an OS that is not UNIX based to develop it on?
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My point is there is a trend with this. Just see:

http://jobs.github.com/

I don't see anyone looking for people who knows Windows in there.

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