"C#, .NET, Visual Basic, FoxPro, COM."
"What are Microsoft technologies that should have died by now?"
It's really interesting how the development community, in light of being a community of engineers, is so enthralled and passionate about subjective analysis and fortune-telling. I recently ran into a few online conversations with some long-time friends that lead me to think back to around 2001 to 2003 - a time rife with predictions about Microsoft technologies - and how most of those predictions never quite panned out.
After the J++ lawsuit debacle, Microsoft decided to take Sun head-on with a brand new (yet another) C-derived...