A few days ago, I received a link to a blog post called some lesser-known truths about programming. Among other things, it states: Bad programmers spend much of that 90% debugging code by randomly making changes and seeing if they work. Patrick, my business partner, jokingly calls this Guess-Driven Development and I now take the… Continue reading Guess-driven development
Well, kudos to Microsoft for their Bizspark program. It is intended to help small business by providing free Microsoft products. It’s a good way to try and get developers to start using their products. Thanks to that, I now have access to Windows and Visual Studio for free. Our intentions are still to use all… Continue reading Licenses continued
Why is Windows so expensive?
I am not sure that anyone can answer the question “why is Windows so expensive”. After all, most people get Windows when buying a new computer where Microsoft has a strong hold on the market. First, how expensive is Windows exactly? Currently, I am looking at the US prices where Windows 7 Professional costs $200… Continue reading Why is Windows so expensive?