Windows Losing Ground with US Developers
Jul 03, 2007, 13:30 (5 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Paul Krill)
"A survey this spring of more than 400 developers and IT
managers in North America found that the number of developers
targeting Windows for their applications declined 12 percent from a
year ago. Just 64.8 percent targeted the platform as opposed to 74
percent in 2006.
"'We attribute [the decline] largely to the increase in
developers beginning to target Linux and different Linux
[distributions]. Both Novell and Red Hat are the two dominant ones
right now,' said John Andrews, the CEO of Evans Data..."