Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st May 2012 20:03 UTC
Windows For Microsoft, the traditional desktop is old news. It's on its way out, it's legacy, and the harder they claim the desktop has equal rights, the sillier it becomes. With companies, words are meaningless, it's actions that matter, and here Microsoft's actions tell the real story. The company has announced the product line-up for Visual Studio 11, and the free Express can no longer be used to create desktop applications. Message is clear.
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Your are right, Thom
by churlish_Helmut on Mon 21st May 2012 20:46 UTC
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Yes. Its a shame. Metro on Smartphones and Tablets are a big deal, but un the desktop?

I mean, i can't just think of a metro application of SPSS or Stata, thus i need them for university. And just think of self programmed applications for other scientific use? For years they will be sticked on Windows 7.

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