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That's really not true. VS is a good IDE for some languages, but for others it's not so great. It's definitely not irreplaceable. If you are using Windows, it's a lot more needed. You have to remember that Linux as a system is designed with developers in mind, while Windows is less aimed at them. Under Windows you are pretty much tied to an IDE, under Linux, I know plenty of people who develop with just a terminal and vim (not me, I'm a PyCharm man).

This ^

I use Visual Studio in Windows because that's what they want to teach us at Uni but once you know how to do things manually the sky's the limit!

It's like saying you NEED Dreamweaver to code websites, when in reality notepad/gedit will do just fine and many, many advanced developers will use things like that because they're lightweight and less finicky.
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I only use windows because of gaming, so this is neat.
     
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I can't sleep now. wheee.gif
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I highly doubt that even a small percentage of Windows users will migrate when this comes to Linux.

Definitely. That's not the point though, if it's successful then other developers will at least consider Linux versions for more than a joke.
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It's like saying you NEED Dreamweaver to code websites, when in reality notepad/gedit will do just fine and many, many advanced developers will use things like that because they're lightweight and less finicky.

The difference being Adobe doesn't give a crap about whatever shortcuts the rest of the bloody world uses. (Ctrl+T in the browser plugin should still open a new tab. Ctrl+Z should still be undo. Eugh, annoys me so much when I have to work with Flash)
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there's allot of steps left
Not that many left for me.

Just you know, a complete restructuring of the GUI to make it actually... good.
    
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Not that many left for me.
Just you know, a complete restructuring of the GUI to make it actually... good.

Have you ever used Linux?
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I only need goldsource for Linux so that I can play cs 1.6 and im done with windows for good.
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Have you ever used Linux?
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The experience is garbage compared to windows 7.
    
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loads.
The experience is garbage compared to windows 7.

Please, explain further ...
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Definitely. That's not the point though, if it's successful then other developers will at least consider Linux versions for more than a joke.

This. If Steams Source engine is successful and they get a /real/ look at how many Linux gamers there is, then other developers and publishers may start taking Linux more seriously.
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loads.
The experience is garbage compared to windows 7.

Lol, you just need to learn what you're doing in Linux then. Using it for 5 minutes and deciding you don't like it, isn't going to get you anywhere.
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