Thursday, April 11, 2002

Guest Opinion: IDE Gives Sight to .NET Vision "It appears that in the lee of .NET mania, which lead up to and followed the February release of that platform, Microsoft has found itself with very little left to say. At Tech·Ed this week the company released Commerce Server 2002, the beta of SQL Server for Windows CE, SQL Server Notification Services, and a Web services toolkit for Exchange 2000 Server, but for the most part laid low and let partners and exhibitors take a larger portion of the available mindshare. Bottom line: It's pretty darn quiet here. And it's going to stay quiet, for a year or longer." I suppose the fact that mainstream customers are totally overwhelmed by the stuff that's already out there doesn't matter, relative to the press need for headline-worthy material...
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