Re: It would be nice to develop for the EEPC


On 2008-04-14, D-Fan wrote:
> With most of the miniature laptops that are coming out and are presently
> out it would be nice to develop applications for them. Few will run XP,
> but most will run Linux.

Don't know. The first did, but more and more seem to be changing to Windows.
Including Asus.

> These devices like lean applications not the kind of applications that
> you will find on Vista and even the performance of the ".Net" environment
> can be a factor here. Lets not keep our heads in the sand. We need RAD
> tools here please.

Use D2.
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