.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.
When Microsoft releases the 4.0 version of Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), it will be providing the first truly usable version of the technology since it debuted more than two years ago
Microsoft officials this week tried to convince developers to build applications for its Surface -- the company's multi-user, multi-touch technology that turns a specially designed table top into an interactive multi-touch interface.
The near-final Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 was released by Microsoft on Wednesday.
The bug drops a Trojan-horse binary when users open an affected Excel file.
In the keynote on Tuesday, Microsoft's Jason Zander showcased advances in the new VS 2010 user interface for the first time to VSLive! attendees.
MDC session laid out the key advances from an ALM perspective
The browser prototype uses its own operating system to separate processes and control security.
CEO says most vulnerabilities in Windows systems can be reduced by simply removing certain user privileges.
Embarcadero Technologies has taken the integration of its CodeGear assets to the next level with what it is coining "on-demand multiplatform software development."
The exploit's quick appearance suggests IT professionals need to patch, and patch quickly.
Microsoft plans to give the Windows Mobile platform a facelift, which includes the launch of My Phone and a developer site called Windows Marketplace for Mobile.
Microsoft will release the second CTP of its Visual Studio Extensions for SharePoint in the coming weeks, a company official said on Friday.