Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 23rd Sep 2011 22:24 UTC, submitted by twitterfire
.NET (dotGNU too) "Last week at the BUILD conference, we had the pleasure of announcing the next version of the .NET Framework and releasing a developer preview at the same time. We have so many new things in .NET 4.5 to discuss with our developer community - we're excited to have this opportunity to begin a discussion about each of them."
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RE[5]: .NET?
by gonzo on Mon 26th Sep 2011 23:29 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: .NET?"
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And how precisely this would NOT be better?

Let's say 5 years from now we're all doing WinRT. So, you use XAML and C# and most likely full .NET on server side. And then you also have to maintain older WPF (or SL) apps. Well, again, it's XAML and C# (and possibly full .NET on server side).

Compare that to maintaining older apps created in completely different techonologies, those that you mentioned, for example.

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