Windows 8 and the future of SilverlightPublished 3 June 2011 9:42 am
It was at that moment that it struck me that here was a spreadsheet application that hadn’t even made the leap to the .NET platform. Windows was once again trying to be all things to all men, whereas Apple had carefully separated Mac OS X development from iOS. The acrobatic feat of straddling all mobile and desktop devices with one OS is looking increasingly implausible. There is a world of difference between an operating system that facilitates business procedures and a one that drives a device for playing pop videos and your holiday photos.