Thread: Visual Studio 2010 on MacOS X

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    Visual Studio 2010 on MacOS X

    I've been watching the MS Tech Ed North America sessions on channel9 and I came across a video that seems to show a version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 running inside MacOS X (Not in a virtual machine). It turns out this is VMWare Fusion 3. I am impressed at the level of integration with the Mac experience.

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    Look around 11:30. Notice the Mac OS menu bar clearly says "Microsoft Visual Studio 2010" as the running application. There's even a Visual Studio icon on the dock.
    Last edited by trw; 05-26-2011 at 12:25 PM. Reason: Found answer on my own.

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    In VMWare, the technology is called Unity. It allows seamless integration between applications in the VM with the host machine.
    Originally Posted by brewbuck:
    Reimplementing a large system in another language to get a 25% performance boost is nonsense. It would be cheaper to just get a computer which is 25% faster.

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