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Developers Take Issue With Windows Phone 8 SDK Releases

Unhappiness with "limited" release of preview SDK, and withholding of final SDK until the phone ships.

Developer-Friendly Windows Server 2012 Released

Initial hardware partners include Acer, Dell, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HP, IBM and NEC.

Windows 7 Overtakes Windows XP in Popularity

Windows 8 cracks the Top 10, thanks to its preview versions.

SharePoint 2013 Changes with the Times

It's not clear when the service will be rolled out as a final release.

Stackify Aims to Put More 'Dev' in 'DevOps'

The Kansas City-based startup wants to make it easier for developers to examine the network stack and find problems in code.

Microsoft Embraces Open Standards for Office

Office 2013 will provide full support for both variants of Open XML.

Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 Released to Developers

Microsoft is making the Visual Studio 2012 tooling available to all developers on August 15. MSDN subscribers can also access Windows 8 for testing purposes, starting today.

TFS Now Integrated with Git

In addition, kanban support has been added for workflow control.

Cashing In on the New Cloud App Model for Office

Microsoft launched a developer contest on Wednesday with a top prize of $10,000 for the winning Office or SharePoint 2013 app.

Microsoft Replaces App Hub With Dev Center

Many upgrades offered with new site, but the rollout's off to a buggy start.

Microsoft Shows Sell Out

MEC returns, and Build tickets go like hotcakes.

Microsoft Previews Authentication Library for Windows Azure AD

The company has added an Azure Authentication Library for .NET to the Developer Preview of its cloud-based identity management service.

Visual Studio 2012, .NET Framework 4.5 Set for Release Aug. 15

The official launch is coming Sept. 12

Reports: Microsoft May be Ditching 'Metro'

Possible copyright violations of the name are cited.

Build 2012 Slated for Week After Windows 8 Release

This year's developer conference is scheduled to take place at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Wash., just days after Windows 8 ships.

Windows 8 Set to Debut October 26

The operating system will release to manufacturing in August.

Microsoft Opens Up Cloud ID Management to Developers

This preview release only supports the PowerShell-based IT administrator tool, but support for a GUI-based management module is coming.

Silverlight Transitions Continue for Developers and Microsoft

If you haven't heard much about Silverlight lately, a few things have popped up in recent weeks that shed some light on Microsoft's vision for the technology and how to move forward.

Microsoft Gets More Royalties from Android IP

Companies appear to be estimating that paying royalties is cheaper than going to court.

Windows 8 Coming in October

The new operating system will release to manufacturing (RTM) in August.

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