Ex-Microsoft employee explains quality issues with Windows 10 development

Bizarre bugs and issues with Windows 10 have become rather par for the course these days, and occasionally these can be catastrophic, such as the data loss issue October last year.

There have been many explanations for this, with a recent popular one with Paul Thurrott being that the best developers now work in Azure and other cloud ventures, leaving only the least talented to work on a legacy operating system.

Recently Barnacules, an ex-Microsoft developer who famously blogged about being laid by Microsoft with 150 other colleagues, posted a video addressing the quality issues a Microsoft, and his explanation is simpler – that Microsoft laying off testers in 2015 meant the end of quality software at the company.

See the video where he expands on the issue  below:

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Thanks MrElectrifyer for the tip.

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