Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 11th Feb 2011 11:35 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless A lot of people are wondering why Nokia didn't choose to go with Android. How can Nokia differentiate themselves when Android is a lot more open and free than Windows Phone 7? As usual, the key to this is in the details. If you read the announcements carefully, you'll see that Microsoft offered Nokia something Google most likely didn't. Update: What a surprise. Elop just confirmed Nokia has a special deal with Microsoft. Whereas HTC, Samsung, and so on are not allowed to customise WP7 - Nokia is, further confirming my theory.
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RE[3]: So
by gedmurphy on Fri 11th Feb 2011 15:13 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: So"
gedmurphy
Member since:
2005-12-23

Which great .net applications are so widely used?


Really?

.NET is probably the most popular framework in use right now. Additionally, C# is the 6th most popular programming language, of which includes php and python which aren't really suitable for application development.

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RE[4]: So
by Radio on Fri 11th Feb 2011 15:19 in reply to "RE[3]: So"
Radio Member since:
2009-06-20

You can keep pushing shit down my throat, I'm never going to enjoy it.

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RE[4]: So
by segedunum on Sun 13th Feb 2011 00:35 in reply to "RE[3]: So"
segedunum Member since:
2005-07-06

It might be popular with new job postings, but compared to the lines of code written with other web and frameworks where Microsoft has no real presence and the historical inertia of C++, VB and COM, it is a pretty miniscule proportion of the whole.

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