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Best of the Web

Great programming articles you may have missed

Issue: 18.1 (January/February 2020)
Author: Marc Zeedar
Author Bio: Marc taught himself programming in high school when he bought his first computer but had no money for software. He's had fun learning ever since.
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Here I share links to interesting programming-related articles from around the web. Note that these may not have anything to do with Xojo, and I don't necessarily advocate the opinions shared—I simply think they're worth reading for a broader perspective.

Apple's Technology Transitions

Martin Pilkington (https://pilky.me/apples-technology-transitions/)

Excerpt: Working out the correct balance between backwards compatibility and forward momentum is incredibly difficult. Microsoft is renowned for taking this to the extreme, supporting old (and sometimes ancient) software as much as possible. Apple takes a different approach, switching technologies much more frequently, and breaking compatibility as a result. The most recent example of this is the dropping of support for 32-bit applications in macOS 10.15, which has caused a fair bit of controversy.

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