Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th Feb 2012 17:53 UTC
General Development "In this blog post (and the one that will follow) we'd like to introduce a few of the broad reaching experience improvements that we've delivered in Visual Studio 11. We've worked hard on them over the last two years and believe that they will significantly improve the experience that you will have with Visual Studio."
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Look what we've done
by arbour42 on Fri 24th Feb 2012 18:59 UTC
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Let me summarize these VS 2011 advancements:

1. We've re-arranged the toolbars
2. We've muted the colors and "lines".

This is what we've also done:

1. Killed Silverlight
2. Killed WPF
3. Killed Winforms

Now we have no client front-end development strategy, but we have a nifty looking dev tool. We've strung along developers for 10 years, and it was a fool's errand.

Perhaps this is why Delphi has had such a large sales increase over the last year of 54%. At least the VCL has been consistent (and powerful) for 17 years. People like supported products.

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