The developer-focused Visual Studio 11 and the .NET Framework 4.5 were released for download earlier today.
Microsoft is releasing the .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 11 beta on Feb. 29.
Sonatype today released a new version of its Maven-based component repository that supports software developers using the .NET Framework.
Silverlight 5, Microsoft's .NET development tool, was released as a final product on Friday by Microsoft.
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.
Microsoft's Scott Guthrie and Jason Zander dove into the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview (and more) in the Wednesday Build keynote.
Microsoft kicked off the preliminaries of its Build conference on Monday by previewing the "Windows 8" operating system.
Google announced on Thursday that it has released a new beta of its Native Client plug-in, which is integrated into its Chrome browser.
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.
Both a new software development kit (SDK) beta and "Mango" beta were released yesterday for Windows Phone 7 developers.
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 interoperability solutions provider JNBridge is jumping deep into the cloud with a major update of its flagship toolset.
Microsoft emphasized the Agile capabilities of the next Visual Studio release (vNext) at its Tech-Ed conference in Atlanta this week.
Microsoft on Monday launched a new Team Foundation Server (TFS) software development kit (SDK) for Java.
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 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.
Here's a look at some of the newest ALM-related products and updates hitting the market.
Tasktop Technologies recently announced an update to Tasktop Enterprise, which synchronizes tasks between Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) elements and cross-repository Agile planning.
Microsoft Wednesday announced plans to release a major tools update next month for the upcoming "Mango" platform, slated for existing Windows Phones and future later this year.
A survey by ALM provider Serena Software indicates that dev organizations are shifting focus from cost cutting to improving application delivery.