I've basically given up on posting to SO. Have experienced a large number of the points raised in this, as well as others. I've also seen the quality of responses drop off drastically. Seems like those with the knowledge are moving off too. <=> [getpocket.com]
Good idea as it will prevent fragmentation and extend the platform as a better competitor to Java. Besides who knows many languages now only available on JVM will move over: https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2016/09/26/introducing-net-standard/
@hybotics I'd stick to the STL if I can, however, a lot of what is in the STL now started off with Boost. My issue with Boost is it is a big download (relatively speaking of course) and it becomes one more external item to keep up-to-date, get help on, etc
Sudden deletion of online presence is now a thing, and if Marc can do it anyone can. So it's become socially acceptable. Don't laugh, might do it myself https://techcrunch.com/2016/09/25/marc-andreessen-suddenly-deletes-all-his-tweets-goes-on-twitter-break
The Most Intolerant Wins: The Dictatorship of the Small Minority – Medium https://medium.com/@nntaleb/the-most-intolerant-wins-the-dictatorship-of-the-small-minority-3f1f83ce4e15 Old link (from Aug 14) but good reminder why things are the way they are.
Iain R. Learmonth: Azure from Debian https://iain.learmonth.me/post/2016/azure-cli/ Nice coop between MS devs and Iain who describes his experience with them and his work as: In the short time I've been using [azure-cli] I've been really impressed with it
@lechindianer until noticed broken panda on FreeBSD; my laptop fan always spins up even with simplest of programs; and finally I saw the Techempower results, which seem to tilt heavily towards C/C++/Go/Java. Granted Techempower has no measure for features.