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October 19, 2010
Microsoft announces Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie's plans to step down after five years. At the company, he pushed the Azure cloud effort.
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.
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.
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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