The .NET platform was launched back in February 2002 into a cloudless world. Despite not being initially designed with cloud in mind it managed to thrive and continues to do so today. SearchCloudApplications spoke to Omar Khan, Microsoft’s general manager of developer platforms, in an exclusive two-part interview to discuss this and the evolution of .NET.
In part one the interview focusses on the overall .NET ecosystem and Microsoft’s philosophy about how the framework fits into the modern world of cloud, mobile, iOS and Android: Microsoft .NET framework: Still viable in the cloud computing age?
In part two the discussion delves into the new features and technologies of specific products, including Xamarin, TypeScript and SQL Server: Microsoft .NET framework tools chief discusses platform’s future.