The dog days of August are a good time to take stock of some of the major themes and trends likely to shape the development space toward the end of 2010 and into 2011.
OutSystems this week released version 5.1 of its Agile Platform, featuring "1 Click" provisioning designed to help developers quickly get projects up and running on Amazon's EC2 cloud computing service.
Microsoft used the occasion of an open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.
Microsoft hiring managers and interviewees share inside advice for nailing the interview process.
Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jason Zander introduces new, business-friendly application development solution at VSLive! keynote in Redmond. Beta coming August 23.
Part 1 of this series covered what's changed and what you can expect in general (e.g., lots of code). In this second installment, those who've gone before (and who are doing the interviews) give you tips, tricks and advice on exactly what to expect/how to prepare.
Visual Studio add-in extends support to Mac OS X and features improved debugging and deployment.
Will Microsoft still really ask you how to move Mount Fuji? How much coding (and what kind) will there really be? Find out in the first of this three-part series.
Here's a look at some of the newest Agile-related products hitting the market:
Bola Rotibi looks at the evolution of software development frameworks and some of the good, and bad, that they've delivered over the years.
With Team Foundation Server 2010, Agile project management is greatly improved. Scrum developers now have another option. Microsoft announced a new Scrum process template at Tech Ed.
The day-one keynote centered on product enhancements to the Windows Azure platform, Bing Maps, Windows 7, Windows Server and Communications Server, among other technologies.
MobileForms Toolkit maker updates two products, and announced upcoming support for Silverlight-based Windows Phone 7 development.
Evans Data conducted a global survey of 425 developers earlier this month to find out their overall satisfaction with software frameworks and Web platforms.
Developers can start building apps with the powerful tooling in Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4 and Silverlight 4.
Experts and users weigh in on the challenge of integrating configuration management into your agile development projects.
From a scaled-down Office client to the much larger role of Silverlight, here are seven things about Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 preview that stood out at last week's conference.
The opening keynote of Microsoft's fifth annual MIX10 conference focused on Silverlight and its role in Windows Phone 7 Series app development.
Silverlight news will play a major part in Microsoft's annual MIX10 conference for Web developers and designers in Las Vegas next week.