Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Jun 2012 17:05 UTC
Windows Two links to Marco Arment within a few days? Well, if you make good points: "Many Windows developers were upset that iOS development had to be done on a Mac, but it didn't hurt Apple: the most important developers for iOS apps were already using Macs. But the success of Windows 8 and Windows Phone in the consumer space requires many of those consumer-product developers, now entrenched in the Apple ecosystem, to care so much about Windows development that they want to use Windows to develop for it. How likely is that?" As usual a bit too Apple-centric (he implies - as explicit as possible while still being implicit - that only iOS developers can create great applications), but his point still stands. Judging by the abysmal quality of Microsoft's own Metro applications (Mail, Video, Music, People, IE10, etc.), even Microsoft doesn't know how to create great Metro applications.
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*yawn*,
by MollyC on Sat 23rd Jun 2012 18:26 UTC
MollyC
Member since:
2006-07-04

Yet another, "Microsoft should give up and close up shop" articles. The article is the very definition of FUD.

I find myself wondering, "What is the point of these articles?" Meaning, what is the purpose of writing them? Is anyone going to make any significant changes in their lives after reading it? No. I guess it's just for entertainment at the end of the day.

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RE: *yawn*,
by ephracis on Sat 23rd Jun 2012 22:37 in reply to "*yawn*, "
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2007-09-23

Pageviews.

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RE[2]: *yawn*,
by lucas_maximus on Sun 24th Jun 2012 08:57 in reply to "RE: *yawn*, "
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2009-08-18

Yup, sad isn't it.

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RE: *yawn*,
by Soulbender on Mon 25th Jun 2012 03:25 in reply to "*yawn*, "
Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

Come on, do you really think Windows developers can create as many awesome fart apps as the IOS developers have?
*That's* how you measure the success of your platform....

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