I used to do vb.net people said to change and you wouldnt look back… I shrugged it off… anyway I needed to write code for use at work and our primary language is c# so I bit the bullet and have never gone back and nothing would make me!!
Agreed, nor should a c# app be doing the security for your home! - My alarm has 8 Outputs that I can drive via the interface too… and 24 inputs which are connected to various sensors. The next house will have a switch hidden on each door, a pir in each room and a sensor on every opening window - or at least when I renovate it I will put the cables in for it (not a fan of wireless devices really)
I’ve posted this before, but the 161 you can see in the big pictre is the device I photographed:
This shows in more detail what that has: