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    Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET 4.5 Beta Available Now!

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    I am very happy to announce that the Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET 4.5 Beta releases are now available for download . I previously blogged about some of the innovation that went into the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview releases at //BUILD/:...
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    Code Analysis Features in VS 2008

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    In Visual Studio 2005, we integrated a couple of internal static analysis tools - FxCop and PREfast into the product under the names Managed Code Analysis and C/C++ Code Analysis . This helped customers write secure and quality code for managed and native...
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    Visual Studio 2010 momentum

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    Since we launched Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4 on April 12 th of this year, it has been exciting to see the extremely positive response to the product. Within six months of the launch date, Visual Studio 2010 usage surpassed all other previous versions...
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    Olympics like you've never seen them before!

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    This past week has been a lot of fun to watch some amazing athletes compete in the 2008 Olympics games. I’ve especially enjoyed watching Michael Phelps as he has become the most decorated Olympic athlete of all times. Phelps has six gold medals...
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    Team Foundation Server - plays well with others...

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    Team Foundation Server (TFS) has become widely popular both within our Visual Studio suite of tools and in integrating from both client and server side scenarios. Given that most of the world lives and runs an heterogeneous environment, we know...
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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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    Visual Studio 2013 Update 1

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    This morning we made available the final version of Update 1 for Visual Studio 2013 . This is a targeted update, addressing some key areas of customer feedback since the Visual Studio 2013 release. For example, we heard your feedback about running Visual...
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    Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack Beta

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    A couple of months ago, I bl ogged about our plans to invest in native libraries . Today, we are taking the next step forward in that journey. I am pleased to announce the beta version of the Visua l C++ 2008 Feature Pack is now available for download...
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    Quick update on Silverlight

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    It has been a fun month for us so far. Earlier this month we RTM’ed Visual Studio 2008 and the .NET Framework 3.5. Earlier this week we released an update to the Silverlight Add-in for Visual Studio 2008. This last release is a critical link to...
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    A New Era of Expression

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    I was very excited last year when we released the first version of Expression Studio to help bring the professional designer into the software development process for client and standards-based web applications. This suite of designer tools opened up...
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    Inspirational session with Bill and community leaders

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    Earlier this week I was in Orlando, Florida for TechEd 2008. I was able to participate in a few events that were quite memorable for me. The first was participating in the keynote with Bill Gates, the very first Microsoft employee and developer...
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    VC++ Performance Improvements in VS 2008

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    A couple of weeks a go I blogged about the performance improvements in Visual Studio 2008. In response to that, several of you asked me for more information on how these types of enhancements had been incorporated into Visual C++. Though the...
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    MIX 07 - Silverlight shines brighter!

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    Today, the Microsoft MIX conference kicked off with Ray Ozzie and Scott Guthrie giving the opening keynotes. We did make a number of new announcements today which I summarize as the next wave of Silverlight . A couple of weeks ago at NAB, we talked...
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    Team Foundation Server is now here!

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    In case you haven’t heard the good news, Rick Laplante launched Team Foundation Server today at SDWest. The team is finishing up the final sign-off process and will be releasing the final bits to manufacturing tomorrow. It’s a proud moment for the whole...
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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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    Composite Application Guidance for WPF

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    We try to regularly update our guidance library with content we have developed to meet the demands of architects and application developers seeking guidance on how to apply Microsoft’s array of products and technologies to common application development...
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    Introducing Visual Studio LightSwitch

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    I am pleased to announce a new product in the Visual Studio family - Visual Studio LightSwitch. LightSwitch is the simplest way to build business applications for the cloud and the desktop. Today, businesses move at the speed of light even as people...
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    .NET 4.5 Improvements for Cloud and Server Applications

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    I’ve had multiple meetings recently with customers and press where the topic of .NET development has come up, particularly as it relates to the cloud and server. They’ve heard about the extensive work we’ve done with Visual Studio 11...
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    Visual Studio 11 Programming Language Advances

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    At the BUILD conference in September, we unveiled developer previews of Visual Studio 11, Expression Blend 5, Team Foundation Server 11, and the .NET Framework 4.5. We’ve been working on these technologies in earnest since we shipped the previous...
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    BUILDing a bright future

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    Today, Steven Sinofsky and Julie Larson-Green announced that we’ll be starting a dialog with developers about the next generation of Windows, internally codenamed “Windows 8". We’re very excited to invite you to be a part of the conversation...
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    Visual Studio Scrum 1.0

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    Yesterday we announced the release of Microsoft Visual Studio Scrum 1.0, a new process template for Team Foundation Server 2010. The template can be downloaded from the Visual Studio Gallery or through the Visual Studio Extension Manager . This new template...
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    CodePlex

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    Last month, we launched CodePlex - an extension of our Shared Source Initiative that provides a community portal for developers to actively participate in collaborative development projects. CodePlex is the first web-based instance of Team Foundation...
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    Key trends in software development

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    I keep getting asked frequently what some of the key trends are that I see which will have a big impact on how we develop software. Here are five such trends that come to my mind: Concurrency: What’s next with microprocessors? If you talk to the...
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    DreamSpark

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    I am a big believer in enabling easy access to technology for students so that they have the necessary tools and training as they get ready to be the next generation leaders in the world. I’m very excited about a program that we just announced,...
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    Visual Studio Gallery

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    A few weeks ago I talked to you about MSDN Code Gallery and the range of resources available from snippets to SDKs. To add another resource to enhance your development experience, today we’re launching the Visual Studio Gallery . This site provides...
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