“When Microsoft gave the first public demonstration of Windows 8 a week ago, the reaction from most circles was positive,” Peter Bright reports for Ars Technica.
MacDailyNews Note: Our reaction from June 1st is here: More good news for Apple: Microsoft previews Windows 8 (with video)
Bright continues, “But one aspect of the demonstration has the legions of Windows developers deeply concerned, and with good reason: they were told that all their experience, all their knowledge, and every program they have written in the past would be useless on Windows 8.”
Much more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Windows is what people who don’t know any better – or who are forced by the resident IT doofus – struggle to use. Developers should be even more concerned that time and the young users have passed by Microsoft and Windows. Smart people develop for the future, not the past; they write software for OS X and iOS.