Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 21st May 2012 20:03 UTC
Windows For Microsoft, the traditional desktop is old news. It's on its way out, it's legacy, and the harder they claim the desktop has equal rights, the sillier it becomes. With companies, words are meaningless, it's actions that matter, and here Microsoft's actions tell the real story. The company has announced the product line-up for Visual Studio 11, and the free Express can no longer be used to create desktop applications. Message is clear.
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And how the f*ck am I supposed to be using my IRC, e-mail client, browser, music player, torrent downloader etc.
Power users who want to get real, serious work done

Making impression of serious work, you mean? ;)

most will definitely just switch to another platform

Yeah, most, just like Vista... (or with DOS to Win shift - the first two releases of the latter were also "pushed")

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