Well, it IS Microsoft
We can all hope that something as good as this will stay alive after MS absorbs it, but I'm not overly confident. Look at what MS did to Skype, Nokia and Windows 7.
Cross-platform dev darling Xamarin is to shutter its online University in favour of Microsoft Learn as its absorption into the Windows giant continues. The University is (until 2019) a handy resource for those getting to grips with the intricacies of cross-platform development using the Xamarin toolkit, which was snapped up by …
Well apparently not fantastic enough to refuse selling out to the Master Borgifier.
Shame on those people who decided to cash out and let a "fantastic resource" get emasculated by Microsoft.
And don't tell me they didn't have a clue. The CxOs who took the decision knew Microsoft acquisition history just like the rest of us - except they got truckloads of cash.
I hope they enjoy watching their life's work become a husk of its former self.
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