Good points about pragmatic developer support. I am wary of the predictable cycle of building and promoting standard APIs, then two releases and four years later abandoning them for something new...
Microsoft Courts Developers for Windows 8, Windows PhoneCommented on: 4 years ago
(January 16, 2013)
History repeating..... from 1992
MS 2013 eerily like IBM in 1992 - still dominant - but lost in its own hugeness....
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