Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Nov 2009 16:13 UTC
Windows Microsoft's Professional Developers Conference is currently under way, and as usual, the technical fellows at Microsoft gave speeches about the deep architecture of Windows - in this case, Windows 7 of course. As it turns out, quite some seriously impressive changes have been made to the very core of Windows - all without breaking a single application. Thanks to BetaNews for summarising this technical talk so well.
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RE[5]: Comment by Gone fishing
by sbenitezb on Wed 18th Nov 2009 14:31 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Comment by Gone fishing"
sbenitezb
Member since:
2005-07-22

But Windows is not the only gaming platform. How about consoles? They are missing the consoles market, not only the OS X or Linux market.

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BluenoseJake Member since:
2005-08-11

But Windows is not the only gaming platform. How about consoles? They are missing the consoles market, not only the OS X or Linux market.


How? Nobody cares if your console is running OpenGL or Direct X or something else. You don't write games for OpenGl or Direct X, you write it the game for the Xbox 360 or the Playstation 3. I don't know about the playstation, but with the xbox, the development tools also allow you to publish the exact same game for Zune and Windows as well as the console.

I don't see them missing anything.

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