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Visual Studio 2012 RC Goes Live

Microsoft is one step closer to delivering the final versions of Visual Studio 2012 and the .NET Framework 4.5.

Microsoft "Roslyn" CTP Refresh Targets Visual Studio 2012 RC

The second hands-on look at Microsoft's upcoming compilers-as-a-service technology is now available to developers in a June 2012 Community Technology Preview.

Microsoft Ships Final Pre-Release of Windows 8

As promised, Microsoft delivered the Windows 8 Release Preview on Thursday. The 'Release Preview' is the final preview of Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10.

Survey Shows Strong Windows 8 Interest Among IT Pros

Compatibility questions listed as No. 1 reason they wouldn't make the move.

Report: Quest Software is Targeted by Dell

Proposed deal comes amid discouraging financial news for Dell.

Microsoft Reveals Visual Studio 11 Product Lineup, Adds Windows Phone

Visual Studio 11 Express for Windows Phone is slated for release with the next version of Windows Phone, the company announced on Friday.

GitHub Releases App for Windows Developers

Windows developers can host code and collaborate with colleagues through brand-new application.

Microsoft Releases Another Preview of Entity Framework 5

The Release Candidate of Microsoft's object-relational mapping framework for .NET is available via NuGet.

Visual Studio Live! Keynote: Developers Must be Artists

Businesses are under pressure to respond much faster to customer requirements and competitive threats.

Minor Update of Silverlight 5 Issued in Tuesday Patch

This latest build is the first update since Silverlight 5 was released in December 2011.

No Java Required: Write Android Apps in C#

XobotOS is a Xamarin-developed project that translated millions of lines of Java to C#.

.NET Architect Brian Noyes on Benefits of XAML, WPF

F-14 Tomcat fighter pilot turned .NET architect Brian Noyes talks with John Waters about XAML, WPF and more.

Exec: Microsoft Plans to 'Cloud Optimize Every Business'

In Microsoft's last fiscal third quarter, Server and Tools delivered $4.57 billion in revenue to the company, up 14 percent. The division is large, growing and increasingly profitable

Amazon Opens Cloud to SQL, ASP.NET Devs

The cloud wars heat up as Amazon promises easier deployment and scalability for database and application developers.

Color Returns to Visual Studio 11 User Interface

Microsoft hears its developers, and colorizes the monochrome look of Visual Studio 11 beta.

Rockford Lhotka on the Open Source CSLA .NET Framework

Today CSLA is one of the most widely used open source software development frameworks for .NET. We talk to its creator about how it came about and its many uses.

Infragistics Delivers NetAdvantage Ultimate 2012, Adds Design Toolsets

The company's latest product suite offers powerful data components, mobile UX and metro-themed controls across multiple platforms.

Windows Azure Adding Voice, SMS Capabilities

Twilio's APIs let developers build the ability to initiate and receive phone calls from mobile and Web apps.

Windows 8 'Pre-Release' Version Coming in June

The "release candidate" of Windows Server 2012 is expected at about the same time.

Spotlight: Vishwas Lele on Getting Started with Azure Development

Lele shares his take on Azure development and how other .NET devs might want to get started.

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