Well, in my scenario we are building small light utility to check database if the processes are running fine.
A company created a hammer to open up a window in case the car ends up in the bottom of a lake. My power windows are not working when the cars power is off so I chose to use the hammer to open my windows since that is wha it is designed to do.
Using Microsoft only things is why we are still have companies stuck using IE6 to do things. Funny how some developers prefer coding proprietary instead of coding a couple of lines of server side lines of code that would work in any browser.