Home brewers

Tim Selander selander at tkf.att.ne.jp
Wed Oct 3 13:42:06 EDT 2012


This is my classification as well. Though with the use of tablets 
really gaining traction in the company, it is may become 
important to have a tool I can use on desktop as well as mobile.

Tim Selander


On 10/4/12 1:42 AM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
> You would need to make the distinction about developing in house. I am strictly an in house developer, although some of what I do or plan to do might find it's way into a commercial app eventually. Would I be considered a home-brewer or a pro? I am certainly still an amateur!
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Oct 3, 2012, at 9:20 AM, Timothy Miller wrote:
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>> On Oct 2, 2012, at 1:58 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
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>>> I just meant that anyone developing cross platform apps (Windows, OS X, mobile) couldn't use the same code base for all builds. The menu is strictly an OS X service, so there would have to be a lot of code-branching for each platform, and lots of specialized handlers to accomodate similar functionality on non-Mac machines. I was probably a little presumptuous, forgetting that some folks develop only for their own use.
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>> Not presumptuous.
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>>  From your previous message I got the impression that the number of home-brewers on the list is relatively small.
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>> I'm wondering: home-brewers / professional developers on the list<  1?<  0.1?
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>> By home-brewers I mean amateurs developing for their own use.
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>> Home-brewers don't normally work cross-platform. Professional developers usually do, I suppose.
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>> Is LC the preferred tool for non-pros developing for their own use? If not then what is?
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>> Cheers,
>>
>> Tim




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