So let me get this straight...
... in order to render a console program that was invented in the 1980s?
FFS. Developers are stupid. Shouldn't we have swishy minority-report style GUIs now? Why do people still want vi? Have we really been running so fast just to keep still?
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I knew it's not gonna work, but it's now looking like it's will put the Kin to shame.
But cheer-up not all is gloom:
- I like windows 8, it's stable, it gets me faster to the web, it runs stuff, what else do I need
- Tomorrow, or the day after that, Intel will come up with chips that are x86 compatible, draw less power then ARM, and have x10 the performance. Then win8 tablets will be attractive.
Just another example, this comes from Berkeley CS:
Sort of newer better scratch. There are also accompanying videos on the UCB channel at youtube. For example:
How can I post something without making a little fun of Microsofties: Don't you feel it's your lunch? After all, creating these things should have been a snap with Silverlight. Even better, the language would have been C# of course.
TypeScript is the ladder with which html-fudding, VS-loving DOTNET fan-things can quietly climb down.
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I thought that the purpose of native apps is to do something that's impossible/impractical/not-quite-as-beautiful to do on the web. Call me a party pooper, but I didn't see it here. I especially liked the punch line, the user gets transferred to the web-site (why was that?).
Dude, I really, really suggest you brush up on current web development.
If you are right, then the coming wave of Win8 tablets will be a roaring success. We'll know in about 3-6 months, wont we?