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by ezequielv
Tue Oct 12, 2004 9:13 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company
Replies: 12
Views: 3274

Re: How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company

http://wxwidgets.org/support.htm Note that many of the wxWidgets core developers offer commercial support. These are some of the most highly qualified developers in the world, which is a lot better than you'll get from a lot of companies (what's the chance for your company of getting someone at MS ...
by ezequielv
Mon Oct 11, 2004 1:56 pm
Forum: General Development
Topic: How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company
Replies: 12
Views: 3274

Re: How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company

they feel that it could be "yet another unsupported library" Point them out that wxWidgets was started in 1992. Point them out that open source makes lack of support unrelated because code is "yours" forever :-) Yes, you'd think that's a good thing. And although we do have bought Visual C++ 6 (seve...
by ezequielv
Mon Oct 11, 2004 8:47 am
Forum: General Development
Topic: How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company
Replies: 12
Views: 3274

Re: How to "sell" anything which is not Microsoft

It's hard for me to answer to that kind of mentality without bashing at Microsoft... :lol: Not to mean insulting (I hope), but your boss should open his eyes, it's not a "Windows-only world" anymore. Ask him if he wants to waste one whole year porting most of his applications to Linux whithin 2 or ...
by ezequielv
Sun Oct 10, 2004 10:58 pm
Forum: General Development
Topic: How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company
Replies: 12
Views: 3274

How to "sell" wxWidgets to your company

Hi. I'm a full time C++ developer working for a big company. However, I belong to a somehow small (less than 20) and to some degree "independent" group, and we're responsible of developing several products, some of them in C++. It's common practice in my company not to use 3rd party libraries with t...