FOLLOW-UP: Why aren't WinForms much quicker to develop and maintain than WebForms?
Posted on 2006-04-24
First, please let me know if I am violating netiquette by asking so many questions. We are in a rare intensive research stage this week. I'll try to pester you all a lot less after that...
I have confirmed from EE that WinForms are (typically) build exclusively from C# (or VBScript), whereas WinForms typically require a range of technologies, such as C#, ASP.NET, HTML, Ajax, etc. Yet responses to one of my (endless) questions indicated there wasn't much difference in development and maintenance time between the two.
If seems to me that if everything you do is in a single language--especially in an OO language--that should make everything a lot easier and quicker. Especially when you go to hire other people to support your UI, it seems a lot easier to find someone with C# experience, instead of C#, ASP.NET, HTML, Ajax and...
What am I missing here? (I'm a UI dummy!)