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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C# is more aking to...
by shotsman on Sat 12th Aug 2006 06:04 UTC
shotsman
Member since:
2005-07-22

Delphi rather than Java.

MS hired one of the main Delphi Architects from Borland to develop C#

IMHO, .Net is a pure pain in the ass.
I was working on a system where all the UI apps are written in .Net/C# and coded by Mumbai script monkeys.
We had lots of problems where is does not scale at all well.
Then we had some Java apps supplying the real time data to the SQL Server DB. These wiped the floor with the .Net apps in terms of performance and runtime footprint.
The customer is currently thinking long and hard about how they move forward to the next phase. There is a very real chance that .NET will be given the old heave-ho in favour of other solutions including dropping SQL Server and moving their server platform from W2K3 to Unix
So, how exactly is .NET taking over the world?

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RE: C# is more aking to...
by Gryzor on Sat 12th Aug 2006 18:00 in reply to "C# is more aking to..."
Gryzor Member since:
2005-07-03

There is a very real chance that .NET will be given the old heave-ho in favour of other solutions including dropping SQL Server and moving their server platform from W2K3 to Unix

Wow, crazy. I have the same experience, only ^-1.

All "java" enterprises are looking for speed and ease of develop. Yes, being a software architect, developer, etc. doesn't mean you need to be a NASA engineer. Get real ppl, developing with .NET is faster and easier; if done correctly, the results can be really great. I'm sorry but the VB haters have no argument anymore.

Java could be faster, maybe, maybe not. .NET could use less memory, maybe, maybe not. But the truth is that both are OK, only VStudio is *the* IDE to develop for Windows. And yes, a lot of people like to develop FOR windows, since it controls "most" of the desktop marketshare... not every developer is working for Linux/Mac/etc...

Get real.

I love Objective-C and my Mac.

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