If you haven’t yet heard, as of the end of last week Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta is now available for download for all users. Service Pack 1 Beta comes with a “Go Live” license which means you [...]
Earlier this month, Microsoft France organized the ‘Pitch your WP7 app to SteveB’ competition in Paris. For 60 minutes, developers pitched an exceptional jury made of Steve Ballmer and the CEOs of the most successful French Internet companies (Meetic.com, Free.fr, [...]
The Office section on MSDN has just added the new Excel Developer Center for programming resources for Microsoft Excel 2010, 2007, and 2003. The Excel Developer Roadmap provides documentation for six types of Excel development, including references, code samples, articles, [...]
The Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) will be held on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, October 28th and 29th. The in-person event is sold out; however, you can still participate online via live streaming and real-time Q&A.
Microsoft launched the Windows Phone 7 on 11th October and the roll out of devices has already started in a few countries in Asia and Europe; with the US launch just around the corner. Quite recently they have also released [...]
Windows Phone 7 is almost here! Microsoft is encouraging partners, developers, and phone app enthusiasts come together and build Public Sector applications. Microsoft US Public Sector Evangelism Team has launched a website where you can give your Windows Phone 7 [...]
App Hub is where Windows Phone and Xbox LIVE Indie Games developers go to get development tools, submit, and manage their apps for the Windows Phone and Xbox LIVE Marketplaces, and find community support and educational resources.
Microsoft All-In-One Code Framework delineates the framework and skeleton of Microsoft development techniques through typical sample codes in three popular programming languages viz. Visual C#, VB.NET and Visual C++.
The developers were just getting started to work on with the final release of the Windows Phone Developer Tools which was release almost a week ago. And guess what !? Now all those Visual Basic Developers can try their hands [...]
Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET: Design Patterns for Decomposition and Coordination on Multicore Architectures is a book on Parallel Programming multi authored by Colin Campbell, Ralph Johnson, Ade Miller and Stephen Toub.
WebMatrix makes Website development easy. WebMatrix is everything you need to build Web sites using Windows. It includes IIS Developer Express, (a development Web server), ASP.NET (a Web framework), and SQL Server Compact (an embedded database).
Chakra is the new JScript engine developed by Microsoft for their upcoming Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) web browser. A distinctive feature of the engine is that it compiles scripts on a separate CPU core, parallel to the web browser. Chakra [...]
The Official Windows Phone 7 Patterns & Practices Guide is now available at the Windows Phone 7 Developer Guide community site on CodePlex. This new guide from patterns & practices will help you design and build applications that target the [...]
Microsoft has provided many of the developers who are currently working on the Windows Phone 7 applications and games with the Preview devices of the upcoming platform. But not all the developers have been lucky enough to lay their hands [...]
With the Windows Phone 7 release just around the corner it looks like Microsoft is getting ready for the big moment making sure they don’t miss out on something before the launch. While keeping it up with adding features and [...]
At an event held by GDGT for all the techies and the developers at Seattle, developers were requested to bring their Windows Phone XAPs so that the developers can deploy their code on the devices at the Event.