David Berlind, on the subject of Microsoft pulling support for all pre-.Net versions of Visual Basic, writes: But if you’re really steamed and thinking that maybe it’s time for a change, perhaps you should consider Realbasic from Real Software, which not only supports Web services standards, it also creates software that runs on Mac and Linux. On top of that, it’s that company’s bread and butter, which means Real Software has more to lose if it decides to teach you old dogs new tricks. Finally, every time I write about Visual Basic, they write to me to say something like “How come you never mention us when you write about VB? Are we chopped liver or something? You should really give us a look.” OK, all that harrassment paid off.
I have a two word response to this: