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comment Why is 80 characters the 'standard' limit for code width?
Now the question is: Why did the IBM punch card have 80 columns?
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revised Using Visual Studio with a screen reader without paying for an expensive edition
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comment Best starting point for writing small desktop programs for Windows?
@BillyONeal let us continue this discussion in chat
Jul
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comment Best starting point for writing small desktop programs for Windows?
Ok- well I suppose that's a valid reason if you're doing legacy development. But again with regards to the originally posted question, regarding beginning small app dev, my point stands
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comment Best starting point for writing small desktop programs for Windows?
You're using Windows already... the framework is already there
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comment Best starting point for writing small desktop programs for Windows?
Or, you could use Visual Studio Express which is free and fine for getting started or for small desktop apps.
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comment Best starting point for writing small desktop programs for Windows?
There's no reason to not use .NET when getting started with desktop development on Windows. Which means intimate knowledge of Win32 is not as relevant as it used to be.
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answered Are Chrome Developer Tools an adequate substitute for Firebug?
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comment Why does DirectX use a left-handed coordinate system?
Uh, so this is 100% speculation then? Why is it marked as the answer?
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comment What's your favourite quote about programming?
A timeless classic