Tuesday, May 18, 2010

"This is why I write web apps"

A blog post by Imvox about porting their C# desktop application to Mac OS X using Mono and Monobjc resulted in some hilarious Hacker News comments:
  • "A lot of apps still need to run in the Dark Ages that are desktop development"
  • "expertise with somewhat strange problems that your average web programmer just isn't suited to handle such as memory leaks"
  • "RealBASIC is surprisingly awesome for cross-platform application development"
  • And of course: "This is why I write web apps