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Microsoft Updates .NET Framework for Windows Phone 8, Releases SDK

Microsoft released a phone-focused version of the .NET Framework this week as well as the Windows Phone 8 SDK.

Mono Update Adds Async Programming

The Mono project this week announced an update of the open source .NET development framework that includes a C# 5.0 compiler supporting asynchronous programming, along with a host of other improvements.

Microsoft Officially Launches .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012

Microsoft broadcasted a live launch event for .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012 on Wednesday.

Microsoft: Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 Coming to Devs Aug. 15

On Wednesday Microsoft announced that Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5 are build complete and will be released to Microsoft-focused developers starting Aug. 15.

'Publish to the Cloud' Plugin Available for Java Devs Deploying on Azure

GigaSpaces Technologies has added its support to the Windows Azure Plugin for Eclipse with Java project with the contribution of a "publish to the cloud" wizard.

.NET Component Market Consolidates with GrapeCity's ComponentOne Acquisition

.NET solution vendor and Microsoft partner GrapeCity announced that it has acquired .NET component and tool vendor ComponentOne.

Microsoft Releases Visual Studio 2012 RC for Download

Microsoft's .NET Framework 4.5 Release Candidates are now available for download for those with a "Go Live" license.

GitHub App for Windows Devs Released

The code repository and collaboration Web site GitHub is releasing a desktop app that works on Windows versions as far back as Windows XP and as current as pre-release versions of Windows 8.

Starcounter Announces 'Fastest Consistent Database'

It's not SQL versus NoSQL anymore, according to Starcounter, which earlier this week announced what it calls the "world's fastest consistent database."

Amazon's Cloud Services Adds Support for ASP.NET, SQL Developers

Amazon Web Services launched Amazon Relational Database Services on Monday for Microsoft SQL Server and ASP.NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk.

Windows Azure Devs Get Telephony and Text Messaging APIs

On Wednesday Microsoft announced that it has signed a deal with Twilio that will give developers the ability to have voice and SMS-enabled applications run on the Windows Azure cloud service.

Microsoft: Open Source Community Can Now Contribute to ASP.NET

According to Scott Hanselman, Microsoft's decision this week to welcome contributions from the open source community to its ASP.NET Web development framework wasn't really about open source.

Microsoft Unveils 'Cloud Build' Feature for TFS/Azure

Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a new cloud-based build service for its upcoming hosted Team Foundation Service.

Java/.NET APM Provider AppDynamics Adds End-User Monitoring

Java/.NET Application Performance Management (APM) company AppDynamics has just added end-user monitoring (EUM) to the commercial edition of its namesake APM solution.

JNBridge Launches Free Java/.NET Interop 'Labs'

The first of these some-assembly-required-kits is JNBridge's SSH Adapter for BizTalk Server.

Microsoft Releases Beta for Visual Studio 11, .NET Framework 4.5

The developer-focused Visual Studio 11 and the .NET Framework 4.5 were released for download earlier today.

Visual Studio 11, .NET Framework 4.5 Beta Coming February 29

Microsoft is releasing the .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 11 beta on Feb. 29.

Sonatype Java Repository Now Accepts .NET Components

Sonatype today released a new version of its Maven-based component repository that supports software developers using the .NET Framework.

Microsoft Releases Silverlight 5 for Download

Silverlight 5, Microsoft's .NET development tool, was released as a final product on Friday by Microsoft.

Visual Studio 11: Microsoft Eats Its Own Agile 'Dog Food'

Microsoft popularized the "dogfooding" phraseology, and the practice of a company using its own products was again in evidence at this year's Microsoft Build conference, with a strong emphasis being placed the agile methodology.

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