NET development community
- June 01, 2007
Popfly is both a set of tools for creating Web pages, gadgets and mashup applications and a community for hosting, sharing and remixing those applications. A recent partnership between Microsoft and Facebook means Popfly could be in the hands of ...
- March 05, 2007
Microsoft brings software development to the masses with a Web site designed to introduce absolute beginners to programming with its Visual Studio 2005 Express Edition products.
- November 28, 2006
On the eve of Vista's formal unveiling, a former Microsoft developer blogs about his year spent working on the shutdown menu and only the shutdown menu. The lesson -- the more layers of complexity in a project, the longer it takes and the worse it ...
- November 09, 2006
AOL is opening up several APIs so developers can integrate the company's messaging, mapping and social networking technologies into their own applications.
- October 03, 2006
News that Windows Vista will only support Visual Studio 2005, and even then with a few known issues, has not gone over well with developers in the blogosphere.
- August 22, 2006
Microsoft now allows registered users to leave comments on MSDN, its developer documentation site. Mike Gunderloy finds the user posts helpful but says Microsoft must do more if it wants to call the site a wiki.
- August 14, 2006
The blogosphere is beginning to buzz with debate on whether Visual Studio Express, already available as a free download, should be part of the Windows Vista package.
- August 04, 2006
Microsoft has unwrapped Windows Live Spaces, its successor to MSN Spaces. Among the features is a site where developers can build custom gadgets.
- August 02, 2006
The company's DevCenter includes technical articles, forums and tutorials for both ASP.NET applications and Ektron's CMS400.NET platform.
- July 27, 2006
The company's AppsNOW Partner Program offers enterprises and individual developers alike a place to share .NET applications and optimize them for mobile or distributed development.
- July 25, 2006
Mike Gunderloy has determined that Microsoft's tenets for promoting competition have less to do with transparent development and more to do with making money and avoiding lawsuits.
- June 16, 2006
Say what you will about the role Bill Gates has had in the software industry. Mike Gunderloy admires his decision to step back and focus on a higher calling.
- June 16, 2006
Microsoft announced Thursday that Bill Gates will transition into a lesser role at the company to expand his charitable work. Ray Ozzie and Craig Mundie are taking new titles.
- June 02, 2006
Every year Mike Gunderloy sifts through the Tech Ed agenda for clues about important announcements. It doesn't look like much will happen at Tech Ed 2006, he writes.
- May 19, 2006
Hardly discouraged by the not-so-successful GotDotNet, Microsoft has launched the beta version of CodePlex, its new community development site. Written in C# and ASP.NET 2.0, CodePlex plans to be opento anyone who wants to host a project. But Mike ...