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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.
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 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.
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 ...
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