Microsoft: Open Source Friend or Foe?

A colleague recently posted a link to the following article and asked to hear other’s thoughts: Meet Bill Gates, the Man Who Changed Open Source Software. The following are my thoughts…

Microsoft must embrace open source software or it will become irrelevant. It’s not surprising that Gates had the foresight to realize this early. He’s historically been good at identifying technology shifts before they happen. [Read more…]

Mobile Multi-platform Technologies

Sometimes the most challenging part of a technology decision is determining what options are available. This is especially true in the mobile technology space where new technologies pop up every day and major platforms become obsolete overnight. That’s why I started collecting information about mobile multi-platform technologies I encountered. I’ve included it here for reference.

What You Should Know About MonoTouch

After talking to many people about MonoTouch and Mono for Android I’ve found there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding them. These tools have great potential which could be overlooked if they are not understood. This blog post provides background information you need to decide if you want to dig deeper into MonoTouch or Mono for Android. [Read more…]