NET Framework 35 and Visual Studio 2008 development

  • May 14, 2009 14 May'09

    Microsoft's message at TechEd: make the most of what you have

    Businesses are less likely to invest in brand-new projects, so Microsoft's message at this year's TechEd is for developers to use their existing resources to their fullest.

  • February 12, 2009 12 Feb'09

    Moonlight 1.0 release brings Silverlight to Linux

    Moonlight, an open source implementation of Microsoft's Silverlight platform for RIAs, has passed all of Microsoft's regression tests, according to project lead Miguel de Icaza. With the 1.0 release, the project now turns its focus towards catching ...

  • February 06, 2009 06 Feb'09

    Microsoft cuts Visual Studio 2008 upgrade prices as VS 2010 looms

    The company is also offering discounts on VSTS. Best of all, the upgrade prices apply even if you're currently using a free IDE like Visual Studio Express or IBM's Eclipse.

  • November 19, 2008 19 Nov'08

    Microsoft offers startups free development tools, MSDN subscription

    BizSpark gives new ISVs free development tools, including full versions of Visual Studio and an MSDN Premium subscription.. The company hopes the program will encourage startups to develop for Windows without having to worry about up-front costs.

  • November 14, 2008 14 Nov'08

    Microsoft announces promotions for Visual Studio, MSDN

    Microsoft announced several promotions for Visual Studio 2008 and MSDN subscriptions at TechEd EMEA in Bracelona, Brazil earlier this week. The company also rehashed some of .NET 3.5's improvements, as well as planned improvements to VS 2010.

  • October 28, 2008 28 Oct'08

    Microsoft PDC gives a taste of Windows 7, Visual Studio 2010

    A pair of keynotes on day 2 of PDC gave developers a glimpse of Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010, and then showed them how to build a basic application for Windows Azure, the cloud computing platform that took center stage at the conference ...

  • October 07, 2008 07 Oct'08

    Mono 2.0 moves .NET apps to Linux - includes migration analyzer

    The open-source version of .NET known as Mono now supports C# 3.0, LINQ, Visual Basic 8. Mono 2.0 also features a debugger for managed code -- a new feature for the project -- as well the Mono Migration Analyzer (MoMA), a tool that analyzes .NET ...

  • September 17, 2008 17 Sep'08

    Rise of .NET enterprise apps drives need for performance management

    As .NET gains more traction in the enterprise, there is a growing need for application performance management tools.

  • April 16, 2008 16 Apr'08

    Mainsoft introduces .NET-to-Java translation tool

    Interop house Mainsoft announced Mainsoft for Java EE Version 2.2, an interoperability toolkit that translates .NET code into Java applications. It enables a development team to write applications using C# and VB.NET and translate these to run on a ...

  • March 03, 2008 03 Mar'08

    A view on VS 2008: On-line agency sees reasons to upgrade

    Internet ad agency Spot Runner cites strong incentives to upgrade to Visual Studio 2008. Improvements in Team Foundation Server are among the benefits seen in the new version of the Microsoft tool suite.

  • February 06, 2008 06 Feb'08

    Shell Objects adds Visual Studio 2008, x64 support

    Version 9.0 of this component set from LogicNP Software adds support for VS 2008 and 64-bit computing. Components for creating wizards and Vista-style message boxes are new, too.

  • January 17, 2008 17 Jan'08

    .NET Framework Library source code released

    The .NET Framework Library source code is now available for viewing, Microsoft has announced. The drop covers Base Class Libraries, certain client libraries, ADO.NET and XML.

  • January 09, 2008 09 Jan'08

    .NET Framework goes multicore

    Extensions to the .NET Framework 3.5 are a first draft at history. A recent Parallel Extensions CTP begins to tap into the power of multiprocessor chips, while letting developers work with the familiar .NET paradigm. Many viewers have suggested that...

  • December 20, 2007 20 Dec'07

    Top stories of 2007: Silverlight and Visual Studio 2008

    Not surprisingly, Silverlight and Visual Studio 2008 dominated the list of top stories for 2007. Here we look back at what we wrote and forward to what we might write in 2008.

  • December 17, 2007 17 Dec'07

    T4 Editor boosts Text Templating Transformation Toolkit

    Clarius Consulting's free T4 Editor integrates the design-time experience of Microsoft's Text Templating Transformation Toolkit directly into Visual Studio 2005 or 2008.