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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RE: No problem
by ssokolow on Mon 21st May 2012 22:22 UTC in reply to "No problem"
ssokolow
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2010-01-21

Will just use mingw, which works fine.


The question is what newcomers will use. I wonder if mingw-based IDEs primarily geared for alternative class libraries (eg. Qt Designer) will gain any market share from this.

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