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VSLive!: Microsoft Announces New Visual Programming Tool, LightSwitch

Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jason Zander introduces new, business-friendly application development solution at VSLive! keynote in Redmond. Beta coming August 23.

Inside the Microsoft Developer Job Interview, Part 2 of 3: Tips & Advice on Preparing for and Answering Questions

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.

Novell Ships Mono Tools for Visual Studio 2.0

Visual Studio add-in extends support to Mac OS X and features improved debugging and deployment.

Inside the Microsoft Developer Job Interview, Part 1 of 3: What To Expect/What's Changed

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.

Agile Product Watch 7/22: Continuous Delivery, Refactoring and Microsoft Goes Scrum

Here's a look at some of the newest Agile-related products hitting the market:

Change Management: In Frameworks We Trust (And That May Be a Problem)

Bola Rotibi looks at the evolution of software development frameworks and some of the good, and bad, that they've delivered over the years.

Microsoft's New TFS 2010 Template Is Pure Scrum

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.

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.

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