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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.
A set of four videos explore some of these features.
The updated version of SQL Azure now supports Database copy, adds new How-to documentation, and an update to Project “Houston”.
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.
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.
A new series of videos from MSDEV can help you get started with Windows Phone 7. New videos added today include Globalization and Localization, Building a Location-aware Application, Push Notifications, and Security and Windows Phone 7.
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.
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 has updated the SSMA (SQL Server Migration Assistant) family of products to include support for both Access and MySQL. This release makes it possible to move data directly and easily from local Microsoft Access databases or MySQL databases into SQL Azure. Microsoft refreshed the existing SSMA family of products for Oracle, Sybase and Access with this latest v4.2 release.
A new series of videos from MSDEV can help you get started with Windows Phone 7. Each short, to-the-point video in this series highlights a feature of Windows Phone 7 in less than 7 minutes. This is a series for developers who want to pick up the basics quickly with brief explanations and hands-on examples.
Internet Explorer 9 will be launched at an event in San Francisco September 15. The launch celebrates the Beauty of the Web. More information is available on the Windows Team Blog posting Announcing the Beauty of the Web event for IE9 Beta Launch.