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.
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.
By many accounts, the Apple iPad has been a disappointment -- even Apple "fanboy" bloggers and tweeters have proclaimed themselves underwhelmed.
Maturing frameworks and rich Internet application platforms like Silverlight and Adobe Flash/AIR may change the way developers target client platforms.
The release candidate build of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 is available this week.
Apple's new tablet PC was announced amid a roar of pre-release hype. What does it mean for .NET developers?
The next versions of Visual Studio and .NET Framework will be delayed by only three weeks, according to a brief announcement by Microsoft
Interfaces can make your applications easier to test and maintain.
Microsoft continues to squash bugs in its new Internet Explorer 8 Web browser, released last week.
The !exploitable Crash Analyzer is designed to help developers classify, assess and ultimately prevent program crashes.
Updates to the Web Platform Installer and ISS 7 Web server were announced at Microsoft's MIX09 event.
Microsoft has been improving its cloud-based operating system, with plans to launch services in the fall.
Microsoft has released the beta of its Silverlight 3 rich interactive media runtime and development environment.
Commerce Server 2009 is designed to facilitate the creation of e-commerce Web sites.
The final fixes have been completed as Microsoft rolls out it latest Web browser.
Search engine optimization techniques are being used to divert Web surfers to malicious sites.