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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.

Build, Day 2: Keynote Focuses on Visual Studio 11, MVC Changes, Cloud, More

Microsoft's Scott Guthrie and Jason Zander dove into the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview (and more) in the Wednesday Build keynote.

UPDATED: Windows 8 Details Revealed, Developer Preview Live

Microsoft kicked off the preliminaries of its Build conference on Monday by previewing the "Windows 8" operating system.

Google Improves 'Native Client' for HTML 5 Web Apps

Google announced on Thursday that it has released a new beta of its Native Client plug-in, which is integrated into its Chrome browser.

When Milliseconds Make Millions: Why Wall Street Programmers Earn the Big Bucks

David Ramel follows up his "Highest Paid Programmers" article with a look inside the world of high-frequency trading (HTF), where coders earn top dollars and even nanoseconds count.

Windows Phone 7 Developers Get Hands on 'Mango' Beta

Both a new software development kit (SDK) beta and "Mango" beta were released yesterday for Windows Phone 7 developers.

What Do the Highest-Paid Programmers Make?

How much can a programmer get paid? Our reporter went on a quest to document the high-end salary range for programmers, including the highest verifiable salary. Here's what he found out.

Java/.NET Interop Provider Offering New Bridges in the Cloud

Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge is jumping deep into the cloud with a major update of its flagship toolset.

Microsoft Touts Agile in Visual Studio vNext

Microsoft emphasized the Agile capabilities of the next Visual Studio release (vNext) at its Tech-Ed conference in Atlanta this week.

Mono Project Leader Launches New Mono-Focused Company

Miguel de Icaza, the original leader of the Mono Project, an open source implementation of the .NET Framework based on C# and the Common Language Runtime (CLR), has launched a new startup company called Xamarin.

Microsoft's Java SDK for Team Foundation Server Now Available

Microsoft on Monday launched a new Team Foundation Server (TFS) software development kit (SDK) for Java.

Microsoft Previews Visual Studio vNext at Tech-Ed

Microsoft showed off the next version of its flagship integrated development environment (IDE) at its 2011 Tech-Ed North America conference, kicking off today in Atlanta, Ga.

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