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The Microsoft Interoperability Technical Strategy team announced a new set of tools based on Eclipse and updated client libraries (SDK) for Windows Azure at Professional Developers Conference 2010 (PDC 10).
As you ready your Windows Phone 7 app for submission, check out these top seven tips to help your app sail through certification testing the first time.
On November 3, Windows Phone 7 app submission will be open to all registered Windows Phone Marketplace developers.
Microsoft Platform Ready Test Tool delivers a simple, self-service way for software publishers to quickly verify application compatibility, fix errors, and receive benefits for innovating on the latest Microsoft platform technologies. Passing the test helps you meet requirements for Microsoft Partner Network ISV Competency.
During the keynote address at Developers Conference (PDC), Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Server and Tools Business President Bob Muglia showed how the company is advancing the Microsoft platform, spanning the PC, phone and cloud. Microsoft specifically highlighted the momentum of Windows Azure, Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 and Windows Phone 7 and the opportunity for developers today and in the future.
At the Professional Developers Conference (PDC), Microsoft underscored its continued commitment to HTML5 and showed how developers can fuse the full hardware acceleration and site-centric design in Internet Explorer 9 to tap into the power of PC hardware, transforming their websites to feel more like native Windows applications.
At the Professional Developers Conference (PDC), Microsoft is announcing a host of new enhancements and services that make it easier to move to platform as a service, to enhance current applications and workloads, and to transform applications to take full advantage of the underlying platform.
These include Virtual Machine Role for Windows Azure, SQL Azure Reporting, Windows Azure Marketplace, Team Foundation System on Azure, AppFabric Caching, more control over IIS and elevation of privileges, improved support for Java apps, numerous improvements in the development experience, and a new offering for Microsoft Partners.
The Windows Azure Platform benefits offered as part your MSDN subscription have been extended from 8 months to 16 months. In addition new Azure benefits have been announced.
MSDEV has put together a set of free developer training videos on Windows Azure development and includes updates that have been coming out on the platform in the past several months. Each video is about 15 minutes.
This video introduces programmers who are familiar with using the Android Development Tools (ADT) with Eclipse to Visual Studio 2010, which is the recommended IDE for creating Windows Phone 7 applications.
If you’re an iPhone developer accustomed to working with Xcode and Interface Builder, check out this video where you’ll find all about the tools for developing Windows Phone 7 apps! You’ll learn the fundamentals of Visual Studio 2010, the Windows Phone emulator and Microsoft Expression Blend for Windows Phone.
The Windows 7 Team Blog reports today that more than 240 million licenses of Windows 7 have been sold. Windows 7 is the fastest selling operating system in history. As of September, Windows 7 was running on 93% of new consumer PCs and has over 17% global OS market share (according to Net Applications as of October 1st).
One issue customers have had in the past is that they would exceed their predefined limits on Windows Azure Platform without notification (especially when using MSDN offerings and such). Now we have a way to notify you.
Office 365, the next major update to Microsoft Online Services, was announced today. Office 365 includes new versions of SharePoint Online, Exchange Online and Lync Online (each based on the 2010 versions of those servers) as well as Office Professional Plus 2010 as part of the subscription.
We have just released a full online (and downloadable) training kit for Windows Server AppFabric. This kit is comprised of the 4-day technical training course that explains all about the new capabilities in Windows Server AppFabric. It includes the lab exercises and the full HD streaming of recordings of an actual delivery of the class.
New integration between Quark Publishing System with Microsoft SharePoint 2010 supports knowledge workers and creative departments what want to collaborate within one system to create, edit, revise, and publish brand-compliant, cross-media marketing communications. A new Channel 9 video describes the product and the challenges the team faced in developing the application