Here we highlight some topics that media was covering about general development (and .NET in particular) this week now ending.

XNA Game Studio 4.0 to Windows Phone 7 arsenal XNA Game Studio 4.0 to Windows Phone 7 arsenal

Mary-Jo Foley tells about MS next gaming development platform, unveiled at Game Developers Conference 2010 in San Francisco. (ZDNet)
Dragged Kicking and Screaming to Entity Framework Dragged Kicking and Screaming to Entity Framework

Don Kiely reveals why latest improvements to ADO.NET Entity Framework convinced him to make a try. (DevConnections)

Codename "M": Language, Data, and Modeling, Oh My! Codename "M": Language, Data, and Modeling, Oh My!

Don Box and Amanda Laucher present “M”, a declarative language for building data models, domain models or external DSLs. (infoQ)
Exploring Directed Graph Markup Language in VS2010 Exploring Directed Graph Markup Language in VS2010

Jeff Levinson explains DGML, a powerful, yet easy to use, tool for visualizing almost anything with VS2010 Architecture Explorer Edition. (Visual Studio Magazine)
HTML5 Web Sockets: A Quantum Leap in Scalability for the Web HTML5 Web Sockets: A Quantum Leap in Scalability for the Web

Peter Lubbers and Frank Greco talk about an enormous step forward in the scalability of the real-time web. (AJAX World Magazine)