Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Aug 2006 19:10 UTC, submitted by Dolphin
.NET (dotGNU too) "Four short years ago, Microsoft unveiled its new framework/engine for programming and running applications in a virtual environment, and the world was stunned. Microsoft had introduced a run-time environment that was for the first time a true 'write once, run everywhere' implementation, but that was far from being the end. With .NET 3.0 on the loom, NeoSmart Technologies takes a look at how far .NET has come and just how long it can keep going."
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Here is the thing:
by Nex6 on Fri 11th Aug 2006 21:46 UTC
Nex6
Member since:
2005-07-06

as someone who admins and devs on windows and Linux,

dot NET is something MS has done right, its pretty good stuff. but, its for windows when used on the desktop. when used for services you CAN deploy dot NET web apps that work in Nix, but most people who deploy this stuff dont care.

and dot NET has support for strong security structures, mandatory rights and things. its all about using the right tool for the job, if you live in a windows shop dot net is by far the best way to go.

-Nex6

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RE: Here is the thing:
by ma_d on Sat 12th Aug 2006 02:10 in reply to "Here is the thing:"
ma_d Member since:
2005-06-29

If you avoid System.Windows.Forms you should be ok. For example, you can use GtkSharp instead.

I'm sure there are other areas to avoid, but that's the BIGGY.

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