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[5]: "19th Century Dentist"
by Nelson on Tue 22nd May 2012 15:10 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: "19th Century Dentist""
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I think by the time that bridge comes, we'll have more exotic thoughtfully designed background tasks to help ease the pain. Undoubtedly though, some redesign will have to happen, and often its for the better.

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