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New Azure SDK Includes Support for Visual Studio 2013

Remote debugging is another welcome update.

Microsoft Revenue up in Q1 2014

Cloud revenue, SQL Server, Exchange and SharePoint help offset Windows declines.

Windows 8.1 Update Afflicted With Trouble

The hardest-hit are those with Microsoft's own device -- Surface RT tablets.

Microsoft Releases .NET Framework 4.5.1

64-bit Edit and Continue is the key feature addition.

NuGet Package Manager Tweaked for Enterprise Customers in .NET 4.5.1

Microsoft adds a libraries feed that is as fully supported as the .NET Framework.

Windows 8.1 Arrives

Developers with Windows 8.1 apps in the Windows Store get "preferential treatment".

Visual Studio 2013 Officially Released

Team Foundation Server 2013 is also part of the package.

.NET Portable Class Libraries Made Available for Non-Microsoft Platforms

The libraries are also included in the upcoming release of Visual Studio 2013.

Windows Phone Preview Allows Devs Early Access to Updates

Developers have to register to get the update, which is available starting with Windows Phone 8, Update 3

Update 3 for Windows Phone 8 Supports Larger Displays

Five- and 6-inch screens, up to 1080p HD resolution, will be supported.

Microsoft Finally Supports GPLv3 on CodePlex

Many developers would not put code in the repository, due to the lack of a GPLv3 license option.

The Visual Studio Magazine 2013 Reader's Choice Awards Are Out

More than 400 products were voted on, to find the best.

Visual Studio 2012.4 Release Candidate Available

It's the last upgrade before Visual Studio 2013 hits the streets.

Microsoft's New 64-Bit Compiler Speeds Up .NET Program Starts

The JIT compiler will also be the new codebase for future compilers across platforms.

Windows Azure Now Supports Oracle Virtual Machines

There are plenty of limitations, though, including no support for Oracle Database clustering.

Microsoft Announces Visual Studio 2013 Pricing

A special upgrade price for Visual Studio 2013 Professional saves $200 over regular upgrade price.

New Microsoft Tool Monitors .NET App Performance

New Monitoring Agent uses IntelliTrace capabilities.

Microsoft Collaborates on Cloud-Based Browser Testing Tool

BrowserSwarm tests all major JavaScript frameworks for errors.

Gartner: Big Data Deployments Going Slow

A serious shortage of workers in big data is predicted for the future as well.

Updated: Cloud-Based iOS and Android Tool Gets Visual Studio Extension

Telerik's Icenium compiles HTML/JavaScript/CSS programs into their iOS and Android counterparts.

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