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Is Minecraft Microsoft's Most Important Acquisition Since DOS?

Is Minecraft Microsoft's Most Important Acquisition Since DOS?

A cornerstone of Microsoft’s success in the 80s and 90s was its developer mindshare; if you dominate the developer community then you dominate platform computing, which at that time was based almost entirely on Windows. How can Microsoft dominate developer mindshare over the next few generations of software engineers? The answer might be Minecraft for Mindshare.