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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..."

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