[OT] Microsoft to announce Visual Studio for iPhone OS?

Tuviah Snyder tuvman at gmail.com
Thu May 27 14:43:39 EDT 2010


http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2010/05/27/microsoft-steve-ballmer-will-not-be-speaking-at-wwdc/

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 2:31 PM, Tuviah Snyder <tuvman at gmail.com> wrote:

>  I'll bet 500 dollars this won't happen.
>
> As a long time professional windows and mac developer I'm infuriated by
> these nonsense posts and hypothetical scenerios.
>
> Its not true because
>
> 1. VS2010 is already released. It was in beta for many many months and then
> delayed. MS doesn't just surprise developers with one more thing.
>
> 2. Do you have any freaking idea of the work it would take to get
> objective-c and cocoa working in vs. And then MS will have to constantly
> update with any Apple change.
>
> 3. MS is pushing managed languages.
>
> 4. how would you test an app..I'm sure MS wants to encourage developers to
> buy Macs and iphones
>
> 5. why would MS spend all that effort trying to kick windows and windows
> mobile 7 in the nuts. Wasn't vista and windows mobile bad enough.
>
> 6. No one seems to be paying attention to what steve says. A clear No means
> no. He hates cross platform compilers. So if your dreaming of ways this
> could be true that also means no silverlight.
>
> But maybe I'm wrong and ballmer really wants to see if Bill has the guts to
> fire him.  I should start a blog and say Santa and the easter bunny will be
> at WWDC and see if that gets me on slashdot.
>
> best,
> Tuviah
>
>
>
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >   Microsoft's Steve Ballmer to Present During WWDC 2010 Keynote?
>> > >
>> > >   Barrons  reports that one analyst is predicting that Microsoft
>> > >   CEO Steve Ballmer will be part of Steve Jobs' WWDC Keynote
>> > >   presentation.
>> > >
>> > >   According to Trip Chowdhry, an analyst with tiny Global Equities
>> > >   Research, 7 minutes of Steve Jobs' keynote is allotted for
>> > >   Microsoft. Microsoft will reportedly be talking about their
>> > >   development tool Visual Studio 2010. The new version of Visual
>> > >   Studio will reportedly allow developers to write native
>> > >   applications for the iPhone, iPad and Mac OS.
>> > >
>> > > <
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>> http://www.macrumors.com/2010/05/26/microsofts-steve-ballmer-to-present-during-wwdc-2010-keynote/
>> > >
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