In the software industry, I believe there is often a somewhat strenuous relationship between developers and salespersons. Yet, there is often a perceived symbiotic relation between them. The developers develop and the salespersons sell. One couldn’t exist without the other. So far so good. Let’s assume (and hope) for a while that a salesperson is… Continue reading Passing the torch
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
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?