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Windows 10 goes live this week. As a developer, is this good news or bad news?

Survey period: 27 Jul 2015 to 3 Aug 2015

Your app will run on phone, PCs,the XBox, but you'll have to learn new APIs, but you get new features, but now you have Yet Another Platform to test on... How does it balance out for you?

OptionVotes% 
Windows 10 is excellent news for me30315.65
Windows 10 is a positive development56529.18
It means nothing to me either way51526.60
It's not good news for me673.46
Windows 10 will make my life a living Hell48625.10



 
GeneralA bug fix release... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter26-Jul-15 21:45
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter26-Jul-15 21:45 
GeneralRe: A bug fix release... Pin
KarstenK26-Jul-15 22:12
mveKarstenK26-Jul-15 22:12 
GeneralRe: A bug fix release... Pin
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter26-Jul-15 22:20
professionalKornfeld Eliyahu Peter26-Jul-15 22:20 
GeneralI do not plan to upgrade to Win10, or write software for it Pin
Daniel Pfeffer26-Jul-15 21:39
professionalDaniel Pfeffer26-Jul-15 21:39 
GeneralRe: I do not plan to upgrade to Win10, or write software for it Pin
ClockMeister28-Jul-15 9:51
professionalClockMeister28-Jul-15 9:51 
GeneralAt least it's better than eight Pin
PIEBALDconsult26-Jul-15 20:21
mvePIEBALDconsult26-Jul-15 20:21 
GeneralRe: At least it's better than eight Pin
ColinBurnell27-Jul-15 20:49
professionalColinBurnell27-Jul-15 20:49 
GeneralTry keeping things positive only Pin
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan26-Jul-15 19:54
professionalAfzaal Ahmad Zeeshan26-Jul-15 19:54 
I am a Windows fan, always will be. But saying that it is an excellent news is wrong; or false to an extent. Although, there are many great news along with Windows 10, Cortana integration with other applications, Universal Application Platform and many more. I cannot wait to get my hands dirty for Cortana! Wink | ;) Even though, when I asked her "Cortana, would you date me", she answered, "A circle may be infinite but my answers are not". *broke my heart*.

But, I cannot say it is an excellent news for me. There are many APIs that Microsoft has been teaching for years and which are still not implemented. They're simply creating new steps on a broken staircase. Listen, a good product or framework is which is resilient and is robust from ground up, built on a solid establishment from bottom to top. Many things are missing, or at least ambiguous which provide a tough time for developers. Smile | :)

If a solution to a problem (for you) is to search on Google, look for the first article, copy/paste the source code in your own application and run it to get the results. Then, Voila! Windows 10 is an excellent news for you.
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