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  • Somasegar's blog

    VS 2010 productivity improvements, Part II

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    You could say the code editor is the most important feature of any development experience. After all, that's what lets you create, see, and change your code. Without a code editor, no other features matter in an IDE. Around the editor is built the rest...
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    VS 2010 productivity improvements - Part I

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    Every developer deserves a fantastic development environment that allows them to write, understand, navigate, and debug code as efficiently as possible. After all, developers spend most of their time in the IDE. As we designed and built Visual Studio...
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    Technical Computing

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    Today, Microsoft announced our Technical Computing initiative. Through the Technical Computing initiative, we will enable scientists, engineers and analysts to more easily model the world at much greater fidelity. The Technical Computing initiative...
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    Visual Studio goes international

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    While code, the language of software, is universal, developers and end users speak in different tongues across the globe. For software to meet the needs of all customers, it must interact in their languages, currencies, times and dates, and accommodate...
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    Announcing availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4

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    I am very excited to announce the availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 on April 12 th . This represents the biggest tools release from Microsoft in many years. To celebrate this with our customers and partners, we are holding...
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    "Dogfooding" VS 2010 and .NET 4

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    As we get ready for the launch of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4, I find myself looking back at the project to think about some of the critical factors that lead to our success. One of the things that stands out clearly for me is our practice...
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    Windows Workflow Foundation in .NET4

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    Windows Workflow Foundation (WF4) in .NET 4 is designed to make it easier for new developers to learn, addresses a wider range of customer scenarios, and is more efficient. WF is a programming model for composing application logic and coordinating...
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    Introducing Windows Phone 7 Development Tools

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    Today at MIX10, we are introducing the Windows Phone 7 Series development story. At the heart of Windows Phone 7 Series development is Silverlight. This enables you to bring your existing development skills in building Windows Phone 7 applications. ...
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    Beta of VS Team Explorer with Cross Platform Support

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    Last November, I posted about our acquisition of the assets of Teamprise , a partner who provides access to Team Foundation Server from Eclipse and non-Windows platforms. The Teamprise products have been very popular with TFS customers who were...
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    New Offers for Visual Studio 2010

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    Last October, we announced a new packaging lineup and licensing options for Visual Studio 2010 to provide customers with simplified ways to purchase and license Visual Studio. The new lineup includes three main versions of Visual Studio with appropriate...
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    Key Software Development Trends

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    More than ever before, today’s developers are open to considering and using multiple technologies to enable them to build solutions smoothly and deliver them to their customers quickly. There are an increasing number of choices available for developers...
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    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Release Candidate now available

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    Today, we are making available the Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 to all MSDN subscribers. The RC will be made available to the world on Wednesday, February 10th. The RC includes a go-live license for people who want...
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    Entity Framework in .NET 4

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    The Entity Framework in .NET 4 has a lot of new features and enhancements. We got a lot of great feedback from you on the initial release of the Entity Framework (EF). Let’s take a look at some of the things coming in new with Entity Framework 4. Foreign...
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    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta period extended

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    In October, we shipped Beta 2 of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4. Since then, we have received a lot of helpful, constructive feedback from you all. Thank you. A lot of you have given us very positive feedback on the new capabilities of...
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    Building setup and deployment packages in VS 2010

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    Developing and refining your code is an important part of building your application. Once it’s built, you need to deploy that before your customers can start seeing the benefits of using the application. For many applications, the most reliable way to...
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    Creating extensions for VS 2010

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    While Visual Studio has a wealth of functionality built in, one of the keys to any modern platform is extensibility. A main focus for us in Visual Studio 2010 has been to improve not only our API's, but also the general ecosystem that surrounds extension...
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    Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx)

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    I’m pleased to announce a preview of the Reactive Extensions for .NET (Rx) on MSDN DevLabs. Using Rx, programmers can write succinct declarative code to orchestrate and coordinate asynchronous and event-based programs based on familiar .NET idioms...
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    Building Applications for Windows Azure

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    Building your application or service for the cloud lets you focus on building the right software using the skills you already have while someone else handles the details of infrastructure, hardware, and service management. Windows Azure , Microsoft...
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    Teamprise: Enabling TFS collaboration across heterogeneous platforms

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    Development teams and organizations often have many different platforms and development environments, and interoperability between those heterogeneous environments is a major collaboration challenge. Teamprise ’s Client Suite addresses those interoperability...
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    Developing for the web using VS 2010 and .NET 4

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    Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 are packed with new features and enhancements designed to improve developer productivity. Some are small changes and others are more significant. Altogether they deliver a significant gain in productivity. More and more...
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    Spec Explorer: A Model-Based Testing tool

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    Thorough, consistent, and extensible testing of systems remains one of the biggest challenges in creating and maintaining software systems. The Spec Explorer tool released today on DevLabs tackles that problem using Model-Based Testing techniques....
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    Come meet the new MSDN

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    The MSDN Global Network is re-launching with a new design and new benefits for all MSDN subscribers. MSDN subscriptions are the ultimate resource that give developers, teams, and organizations comprehensive access to Microsoft tools and technologies...
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    Announcing Visual Studio 2010 and .NET FX 4 Beta 2

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    I am pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2. MSDN subscribers can download Beta 2 today. The beta will be available to the rest of the world on Wednesday. Visual Studio 2010 has made significant enhancements...
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    F# in VS2010

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    With Visual Studio, we strive to give your organization the tools to tackle a broad range of software problems with the interoperability and efficiency that you need and have come to expect from software based on the .NET Framework. As part of this...
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    Making your application sparkle with Windows 7

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    The launch of Windows 7 is just around the corner. Whether you prefer managed or unmanaged development, you can take advantage of Windows 7 features with new APIs and libraries to make your application shine. Multi-Touch Touch-based interfaces...
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