Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 01:05 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones "It's no secret that Mozilla has been working on a mobile OS. Previously codenamed Boot2Gecko, the project focused on a purely HTML5 based system that worked in many ways like current mobile devices. As the project grew into Mozilla OS, the company has laid out a partnership with ZTE that will have real world devices in certain markets early next year. Testing for this OS had previously consisted of a compiled ROM that would be flashed over a handful of Android devices. Now, Mozilla has moved into full fledged product evaluation mode with their own custom developer phone." Looks decent - and a better solution for testers and developers than custom ROMs.
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RE[3]: Will not work.
by Nelson on Sun 23rd Sep 2012 19:52 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Will not work."
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WP7 has over 100k apps. In who's reality is that a failure ?

Also WP8 will still primarily use C# with C++ being used by games and for WinRT components.

In Windows 8 where devs can use C++, 80% of Store apps are C# and XAML based.

As someone who participated in XBLIG, the problems was not the choice of C#, but rather boneheaded decisions by Microsoft with regards to cost, agility, and awareness. It was just a very badly run program.

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