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Cloud Computing Drives Microsoft Announcements at TechEd North America

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.

Resco Updates Mobile Development Components

MobileForms Toolkit maker updates two products, and announced upcoming support for Silverlight-based Windows Phone 7 development.

Developers Rank Microsoft .NET Ahead of Google and Other Frameworks

Evans Data conducted a global survey of 425 developers earlier this month to find out their overall satisfaction with software frameworks and Web platforms.

Visual Studio 2010 and Silverlight 4 Released

Developers can start building apps with the powerful tooling in Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4 and Silverlight 4.

Solving the Puzzle: Configuration Management in Agile Development

Experts and users weigh in on the challenge of integrating configuration management into your agile development projects.

Top 7 Windows Phone 7 Highlights from MIX10

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.

MIX10: Microsoft Doubles Down on jQuery

Scott Guthrie announces active support for open source jQuery JavaScript library during Day 2 keynote at MIX 10.

MIX10: Microsoft Releases Silverlight 4 RC, Showcases Windows Phone 7

The opening keynote of Microsoft's fifth annual MIX10 conference focused on Silverlight and its role in Windows Phone 7 Series app development.

Silverlight at MIX10: New Framework Tracks Web Analytics

Silverlight news will play a major part in Microsoft's annual MIX10 conference for Web developers and designers in Las Vegas next week.

Unlocking Legacy Code

Mergers and acquisitions, Windows 7 and the Web are driving a legacy migration to .NET. Developers tell how they unlocked their old technology and made the sometimes-painful journey to the modern platform.

iPad's Platform Impact

By many accounts, the Apple iPad has been a disappointment -- even Apple "fanboy" bloggers and tweeters have proclaimed themselves underwhelmed.

RIA Frameworks Power Multi-Channel App Strategies

Maturing frameworks and rich Internet application platforms like Silverlight and Adobe Flash/AIR may change the way developers target client platforms.

Developers Await Windows Phone 7 Specs

Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 Series raises questions for ISVs, partners, developers and enterprise customers.

Visual Studio 2010 RC Released

The release candidate build of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 is available this week.

iPad Impacts .NET Developers

Apple's new tablet PC was announced amid a roar of pre-release hype. What does it mean for .NET developers?

VS2010 Set for April Launch

The next versions of Visual Studio and .NET Framework will be delayed by only three weeks, according to a brief announcement by Microsoft

Interface-Based Programming in C#

Interfaces can make your applications easier to test and maintain.

Microsoft Broadens IE 8 Bug Hunt

Microsoft continues to squash bugs in its new Internet Explorer 8 Web browser, released last week.

Microsoft To Release Open Source Security App

The !exploitable Crash Analyzer is designed to help developers classify, assess and ultimately prevent program crashes.

Microsoft Beefs Up Web Platform Tools

Updates to the Web Platform Installer and ISS 7 Web server were announced at Microsoft's MIX09 event.

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