Day: July 29, 2020

Windows 8 and the Future of .NET

Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is definitely going to include more support for HTML and JavaScript. Official press releases coming out of Microsoft regarding Windows 8 development include little mention of the role .NET technologies will play in the future of the operating system and, by extension, Microsoft itself. It feels like .NET might be under threat of slipping into irrelevance. Some may believe this as fact, but that outcome is definitely not a predetermined foregone conclusion. Microsoft’s decision to include more integration and support for HTML and JavaScript is not the same as ignoring .NET developers and the skills they’ve acquired and put to use working to develop efficient software solutions for businesses.
Microsoft will keep .NET developers relevant thanks to their long-term investment in the cloud computing platform, Azure. The Microsoft cloud computing service is deeply integrated with .NET technologies so developers should remain in demand as Microsoft …