Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Windows & .NET Watch: How will Microsoft fill the gap? - SD Times: Software Development News

Excerpt from a Larry O’Brien column; check the link below for more context-setting

“JavaScript and HTML5” don’t get you much further than the presentation layer. C and C++ work at the systems level. The question is what fills the gaps in between. The .NET Framework seems to be the perfect answer, but if so, why the silence?
One answer might be that two C-language families in a stack is company, three is a crowd. Even though C# is, from a language design standpoint, much better than JavaScript, perhaps that’s become irrelevant; perhaps C# has become the Betamax to JavaScript’s VHS (Google it, kids).

Windows & .NET Watch: How will Microsoft fill the gap? - SD Times: Software Development News

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