The latest results of the Stack Overflow Developer Survey have been published and it shows that Microsoft needs to rethink their approach to development technologies. They used rely on developers to embrace their vision for technical solutions and development technologies in the enterprise. That relationship is much more complicated today and the latest survey is evidence of that strained relationship.
While the CEO at Microsoft, Satya Nadella, has been talking a good game of changing its partnership with developers, the mission to win back thousands of developers isn’t finished. While Microsoft still gets a lot of developer support with .Net and C#, the company is also helping developers to the cloud with Azure and then extending their reach beyond Microsoft-built technology with support for Node.js and Linux. Can Microsoft win back the hearts and minds of the development community?