OT: MacWorld UK doesn't honor programming tools
janschenkel at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 13 05:28:01 EDT 2003
--- Ro Nagey <ro.nagey at verizon.net> wrote:
> I just looked at MacWorld UK's list of nominees for
> their Editor's
> Choice awards. There was no category for
> programming. Does anyone else
> find this odd?
Well, it could be argued that only a few years ago,
there wasn't much in terms of solid development tools
apart from MetroWerks CodeWarrior.
The xTalk tools were dismissed as toys for various
reasons ; Apple only had the AppleScript SDK ; and
Symantec had left the market when it realised it just
couldn't compete and refocused on
Now Apple has the ProjectBuilder/InterfaceBuilder ;
SuperCard got revamped ; the MetaCard-engine and
RuntimeRevolution-caboose provide a cross-platform
train ; the java tools have dramatically improved ...
So it's a different environment all together, and
maybe MacWorldUK should reconsider -- or should we
replace the 'maybe' with a 'definitely' ?
"As we grow older, we grow both wiser and more foolish at the same time." (La Rochefoucauld)
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