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.
In his keynote at MIX09, Microsoft's Scott Guthrie pointed to many new features for data-oriented applications in Silverlight 3.
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.
A March DNS security patch doesn't work on compromised servers, according to nCircle.
Windows 7 will feature superior application compatibility over Vista, according to a Microsoft announcement.
Microsoft today revealed plans to offer tooling and guidance on its developer portal.
Mike Nash, Microsoft's corporate vice president for Windows product management, talks about the status of IE 8 RC1.
Microsoft plans to expand the list of features that can be turned off in its Windows 7 Release Candidate.
.NET developers face adjustments as they start coding for Microsoft's high-flying workflow and collaboration platform.
The fixes will address spoofing and remote code execution attacks.
Microsoft's chief security advisor blamed the spread of the Conficker worm on laggard IT staff.
Microsoft this week unexpectedly issued a second release candidate of its ASP.NET Model View Controller.
New data visualization tools are available for those developing on the Microsoft Silverlight 2 Web multimedia platform.
Look for a third-party market of component tools that allow developers to build business applications based on Adobe's Flex rich client programming platform to emerge this year.
VSLive! San Francisco showcased applications developed with Redmond's four rich client technologies: Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Windows 7 Touch and Surface.
The patch addresses reliability problems with the version of Internet Explorer 8 that runs on Windows 7 Beta.