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Thread: Microsoft Visual Studio ends the open-source support for "desktop-style applications"

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    Default Microsoft Visual Studio ends the open-source support for "desktop-style applications"

    http://www.h-online.com/open/news/it...8-1584387.html

    "Microsoft has published its product lineup for Visual Studio 11 and open source developers are noting that the new line up will cause particular problems for creators of open source desktop applications on Windows. "

    yes we all know Microsoft is EVIL.

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    oh Microsoft changed their mind:
    [...]
    A few weeks ago, we shared our plans for the Express editions of Visual Studio 2012. As we've worked to deliver the best experience with Visual Studio for our platforms with Windows 8, Windows Phone, and for Web and Windows Azure, we heard from our community that developers want to have for Windows desktop development the same great experience and access to the latest Visual Studio 2012 features at the Express level.

    Today, Im happy to announce that we will add Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop to the Visual Studio 2012 family. This will bring to the Visual Studio Express family significant new capabilities that weve made available in Visual Studio 2012 for building great desktop applications.
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    from: Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop

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    Damn, so the IE6 of C compilers lives on...

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