- August 10, 2009
Microsoft has released Windows 7 to manufacturing, indicating that it will start appearing in OEM computer systems in the near future.
- August 04, 2009
Microsoft launched Version 3 of both Microsoft Expression and Silverlight, becoming core parts of ongoing Web content creation strategy for both developers and designers.
- July 13, 2009
Microsoft continues to enhance Silverlight as it looks to compete with Adobe Flex's scope and depth. The Rich Internet Application (RIA) software is expected in Microsoft-centric organizations wishing to leverage .NET platform skills.
- May 14, 2009
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.
- May 06, 2009
Microsoft's new ad campaign, "WebSphere Loves Windows," compares an IBM Power6 server running AIX to an HP blade running Windows. According to Microsoft, the Windows box isn't just cheaper; it has better performance, too.
- April 02, 2009
Microsoft says the new plug-in, which was developed by Microsoft partner Soyatec, represents another step toward interoperability and its ongoing relationship with the open source community.
- March 18, 2009
With its beta of Silverlight 3 and preview of Expression Blend 3, Microsoft has kicked off MIX09 with plenty of exciting news for RIA and Web application developers.
- March 03, 2009
The January 2009 release is giving developers a better idea of how Oslo's tools and languages will look, but its relationship to Windows and the .NET framework is still up in the air.
- February 12, 2009
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
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.
- January 07, 2009
Ajax components and Silverlight components aren't just different in their underlying technologies, according to UI components vendor Infragistics. Users also expect a different look and feel depending on which technology they're using.
- December 03, 2008
Third-party application frameworks have been popular in the Java world for years, but several projects are now trying to bring those tools to .NET. Frameworks like Spring for .NET are introducing developers to concepts like aspect-oriented ...
- November 19, 2008
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
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
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 ...