Microsoft today announced it's "open-sourcing the full .NET server core stack and introducing a new free and fully featured edition of Visual Studio."
The Microsoft Open Technologies group has released an initial preview of a new plugin for JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA Java IDE and the open-source Android Studio IDE.
The latest entry in the cross-platform enterprise mobile app development tool arena comes from Motorola Solutions Inc. with today's release of RhoMobile Suite 5.0.
Microsoft and Perfecto Mobile strengthen their partnership, offering new mobile app testing features for Visual Studio and Microsoft Azure users.
NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud.
Apache Cordova, the open source, multi-device mobile development platform, is now part of Microsoft's flagship development IDE, Visual Studio.
Google this week announced a library of client APIs for the Microsoft .NET Framework, a developer preview for building Android apps for wearable devices and guidance on how to use management tools with the Google Compute Engine cloud service.
Microsoft announced two new open source SDKs that let Android users access Office 365 data and use SignalR for real-time Web connectivity between clients and servers.
Xamarin added support for the SAP Mobile Platform to its stable of cross-platform mobile app development tools.
On Thursday Microsoft released Visual Studio 2013, which includes Team Foundation Server 2013, and .NET Framework 4.5.1.
Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.
On Wednesday Microsoft announced the release of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the Build Conference in San Francisco this morning with his keynote that focused on giving the public a first look at Visual Studio 2013, the new Bing development API and Windows 8.1.
Microsoft's Brian Harry announced during his TechEd keynote demo on Monday the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2013 and Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2013.
Developer tools and solutions provider Telerik last week released the first commercial version of Icenium.
Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge LLC released JNBridgePro 7.0 with new support for the open source implementation of the Microsoft .NET Framework known as Mono.
Microsoft announced on Wednesday that Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service (TFS) will fully support and integrate with Git source control.
A new cloud-based offering from Skytap aims to aid in agile development and testing processes for Visual Studio developers.
.NET developers continue to buck the slow economy trend, according to figures from the 2013 Visual Studio Magazine Salary Survey.
In terms of growth, C# surpassed all other programming languages in a popularity contest called the PoularitY of Programming Language index, based on Google Trends data from 2012.