Robert McLaws: Windows Edition

Blogging about Windows since before Vista became a bad word

July 2004 - Posts

  • Monoculture Is Not Necessarily Evil

    So says Larry Osterman, who always has some interesting things to say. He has some interesting things to say about platform stability in the ever-continuing Windows v. Open Source debate. Instead of getting all religious about it, he instead talks about it in terms of the cost of delivering software for a given platform. it gives a good overview of the history of computing in terms of shrink-wraped software v. hardware costs.

    Draw your own conclusions. Any way you slice it, it's a good read.

  • VS2005 on MSDN - Gentlemen, Start Your Downloads!

    Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 is now live on MSDN. Get it while it's hot.