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Comment: Re:Even I bought a PS1 and PS4 (Score 2) 101

by snookiex (#48516047) Attached to: The PlayStation Turns 20

Well, you should stop hating, it's no good for your heart. I don't buy Sony hardware anymore (except for gaming stuff ) because the quality of their products has decreased dramatically these last years. But I have to admit that the PS (portable and "desktop") is a neat piece of hardware, despite of their stupid content delivery policies and stuff like making proprietary memory cards for the PS Vita. PS is a classical example of good engineering and broken management.

Comment: Re:New IDEs (Score 1) 627

by snookiex (#46331547) Attached to: Does Relying On an IDE Make You a Bad Programmer?
Sorry, as a Linux user and developer I tend to associate C/C++ development to stuff like Emacs or Qt Creator (I know, it's pure fanboism). The thing is that .NET platform and Visual Studio are very tightly integrated. VS provides the developer with tools that no other IDE provides (and I doubt they will ever do) to the point that I think that there are things that you can't do if it's not using VS, or at least not in a reasonable time frame. And it's not a rant against Microsoft because I've seen it in Java too. I'm not saying that's good or bad, I'm just stating that in modern IDEs you get to lose the control over your code sometimes and you are right, the complexity of the frameworks is also a reason for that.

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