API Fatigue

Joel has some interesting thoughts about the Windows API and how Microsoft may have dropped the ball:

No developer with a day job has time to keep up with all the new development tools coming out of Redmond, if only because there are too many dang employees at Microsoft making development tools!

I’m glad to hear it from him, although I kind of knew it already [one of the few posts I got multiple responses/references to was this one]. It’s always reassuring to have your feelings reinforced by someone respected in the field. I recommend reading the full article of course.