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GeneralRe: Rant PinmvpEspen Harlinn10-Dec-12 4:13 
MehGerbil wrote:
it would help prepare me for Windows RT.

It probably did, and a fair amount of what you learned is applicable to Windows RT, but then you obviously need Windows 8/RT Wink | ;)
 
MehGerbil wrote:
silverlight.net site was taken down

They have hinted that Silverlight was destinied for the scrapper ...
MehGerbil wrote:
I've no idea what I'm supposed to use for desktop applications

Perhaps something like: The Visual Component Framework[^], as I would not recommend holding your breath while I finish this: Windows Development in C++, working with menus[^] - I mean the library, not the article.
Espen Harlinn
Principal Architect, Software - Goodtech Projects & Services AS

Projects promoting programming in "natural language" are intrinsically doomed to fail. Edsger W.Dijkstra

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