In his keynote at MIX09, Microsoft's Scott Guthrie pointed to many new features for data-oriented applications in Silverlight 3.
SpringSource released updates to the dynamic programming language and the open source Web app framework last week.
Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft today revealed plans to offer tooling and guidance on its developer portal.
Two leading suppliers of complex event processing platforms, Aleri and Coral8, have combined.
.NET developers face adjustments as they start coding for Microsoft's high-flying workflow and collaboration platform.
New data visualization tools are available for those developing on the Microsoft Silverlight 2 Web multimedia platform.
Everypoint is courting mobile developers looking to build rich client applications on low-cost Java-based phone sets.
Look for a third-party market of component tools that allow developers to build business applications based on Adobe's Flex rich client programming platform to emerge this year.
VSLive! San Francisco showcased applications developed with Redmond's four rich client technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch and Surface.
When Microsoft releases the 4.0 version of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), it will be providing the first truly usable version of the technology since it debuted more than two years ago
Microsoft officials this week tried to convince developers to build applications for its Surface -- the company's multi-user, multi-touch technology that turns a specially designed table top into an interactive multi-touch interface.
Google revealed a new fee structure for its cloud-based hosting service for developers of Python-based applications.
In the keynote on Tuesday, Microsoft's Jason Zander showcased advances in the new VS 2010 user interface for the first time to VSLive! attendees.
MDC session laid out the key advances from an ALM perspective
Software developers can access dev tools anywhere using the cloud-based service.
Borland Software today released a new module to its ALM portfolio focused on improving the quality of apps delivered by development teams.
Adobe this week advanced its effort to provide a common runtime across desktop, Web and mobile environments.
An industry coalition urged President Obama to make open source software a government consideration.