Erik Meijer on Democratizing the Cloud
This talk was the keynote for yesterday, and I came out of it with a profound sense of shock. If this is where Microsoft is headed, then they are in a real problem.
Some of the things that really bothered me:
- Don't learn anything new, let Microsoft chew it up for you first.
- Let us compile our C# to JS (good) and then just make some of the calls a remote ajax calls (bad).
I would have thought that they would have learned from the DCOM debacle, if nothing else. Location Transperancy is a Bad Thing.
In general, Too Much Magic is a bad thing.
- SQL and JS are assembly language concepts, you should only work in C#, and let Microsot handle them.
That was so wierd, and so out of touch with reality...