August 2012 Entries

What went right with Metro going away

There was a long post here; like Betamax, it just did not make it. Metro was not my favorite name though I do get what it was about and wish it would not have gone away so close to Windows 8 dropping (this October 26th). That said, we the developer community found out about it practically as soon as the Microsoft employees that were at the St Louis Days of Dot Net did. Transparency will go a long way. Hiding stuff, putting a marketing spin on it and trying to force feed it to developers as a 'Good ......