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.NET saves Boy!

.NET Saves Boy Down Well (via Sam Ruby):

“Once the thing was installed, well, hell, it pretty-much ran itself. I guess that’s why they call it ’no-touch’ deployment. We just fired that baby up and wizz-bang-a-doodle, it had that boy out of the well in a matter of minutes. Plus, it balanced the department’s books, got us some apple fritters and impregnated our receptionist, Mary-Lou. This .NET Framework the cat’s meow. Course, we’re still not exactly sure what it is. Nobody at Microsoft could tell us, either.”

This is .NET saves Boy! by Simon Willison, posted on 4th October 2002.

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