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The August 2010 CTP of Microsoft F# went live on the Download Center this week. The preview is available as an MSI for use with .NET and Visual Studio, and as a ZIP for use with other CLI implementations and platforms, including .NET Compact Framework on Xbox 360, and Mono on Mac, Linux and other platforms. If you already have F# in visual Studio Pro or above, you already are using this version and don’t need to update.
Microsoft MVP Rob Miles and Andy Wigley led a live training course about a month ago, focused on getting developers trained up on building amazing applications and games for Windows Phone 7. That training event is now available online.
Brandon Watson, Director of Windows Phone 7 announced that the Windows Phone Developer Tools will go final on September 16. The announcement was made on Channel 9 at Windows Phone 7: News for Developers.
Jesse Liberty has stated a series of tutorials for iPhone developers that focus on the minimum you need to know to add Windows Phone 7 development to your skill set.
The beta of Visual Studio LightSwitch was released today. Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch gives you a simpler and faster way to create professional-quality business applications for the desktop, the web, and the cloud. LightSwitch is a new addition to the Visual Studio family.
The updated version of SQL Azure now supports Database copy, adds new How-to documentation, and an update to Project “Houston”.
A set of four videos explore some of these features.
Service Pack 1 of Exchange 2010 has reached general availability. The announcement was made on the Exchange team blog at The Future of Exchange Starts Here: Exchange Server 2010 SP1 Is Now Available.