NET Framework 35 and Visual Studio 2008 development
- November 23, 2007
The biggest changes introduced in the .NET Framework 3.5 involve WCF, LINQ and the visual designer through which programmers access these features.
- November 19, 2007
Microsoft announced today that VS 2008 and .NET 3.5 have been released to manufacturing. They are available for download now.
- November 05, 2007
Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 will be released by the end of November, Microsoft announced at the TechEd Developers conference. New licensing models are coming too.
- October 29, 2007
Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 Virtual PC images will expire November 1, 2007. Microsoft is encouraging anyone with projects saved on a VPC to back them up and save them elsewhere.
- October 04, 2007
With the upcoming release of .NET 3.5 and VS 2008, Microsoft will reveal the source code for the .NET Framework Libraries. Licensing terms, however, do not allow changes or redistribution of the .NET Framework source code.
- September 21, 2007
The new isolated mode of Visual Studio, and its free distribution, is designed to widen the ecosystem by appealing to specialized tooling providers.
- July 25, 2007
The second beta of Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5 is here. It includes a Go-Live license and a Silverlight 1.0 add-in.
- June 26, 2007
In the .NET Framework 3.5, which was shipped along with Visual Studio 2008, changes are evolutionary. According to Thom Robbins, new technology to highlight in NET 3.5 includes Ajax, LINQ for both C# and VB, and tooling enhancements intended to ease...
- June 13, 2007
As Visual Basic 9 nears its release, Microsoft is making a concerted effort to introduce developers to its new features. The combination of LINQ, IntelliSense and XML programming is quite possibly enough to make the release of Visual Basic 9 bigger ...
- June 05, 2007
Visual Studio Orcas has been renamed Visual Studio 2008 but remains slated for release at the end of this year, Microsoft said at Tech Ed. The company also announced a stripped-down version of the IDE called Visual Studio Shell, aimed at developers ...
- May 31, 2007
Paul Vick has announced that Microsoft is thinking about Visual Basic 10.0, code-named VBx. The biggest news: it will be built atop the new DLR. News was to follow at the PDC, but since that conference has been postponed, Vick sayd "stay tuned, we ...
- May 29, 2007
Visual Basic 6 developers have to face the reality that they and their apps must move to the .NET Framework. In addition to streamlining this process, Microsoft thinks Visual Basic 9 offers a lot to help VB 6 diehards.
- April 20, 2007
Microsoft has shipped the first beta of the next version of Visual Studio, code-named "Orcas." This follows a long roll out that witnessed a quarter million downloads of various Orcas CTPs. Along with this beta comes the first Express edition of ...
- March 30, 2007
This series looks at what's new in Visual Studio Orcas. Part 2 examines language improvements in Visual Basic 9, such as the Language Integrated Query and IntelliSense.
- March 29, 2007
This series looks at what's new in Visual Studio Orcas. Part 1 examines improvements to the IDE itself and describes the new Entity Framework in ADO.NET.