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Windows Phone Devs Get Chance to Respond to Reviews

A pilot program gives developers the chance to improve their apps' ratings.

'Heartbleed' Patches Could Make Things Worse

Stealing new security certificates could be hackers' end game.

Microsoft Re-Installs Visual Studio Installer

The installer was removed after Visual Studio 2010, and led to an outcry among developers.

Telerik Makes Kendo UI Available as Open Source Platform

Kendo UI Core includes the entire mobile framework.

Windows Phone Dev Center Upgraded for Universal Apps

The redesigned Web site focuses on Windows Phone 8.1 conversions.

New SQL, Hadoop Management Products Unveiled

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces Azure Intelligent Systems Service and Analytics Platform System.

Microsoft Is Not Killing Off TFS for Git

The company officially responds to a social media storm of worry.

Windows Phone Preview for Developers Released

It's the first opportunity for developers to integrate their apps with the Cortana digital assistant.

Microsoft Updates Python Tools for Visual Studio

The first update in more than a year includes support for new Web frameworks.

Microsoft Publishes Node.js Tools for Visual Studio

The tools are open source and include debugging support.

Visual Studio Online Reaches General Availability

It's free for up to five users.

TypeScript Hits 1.0 Milestone

It's available as part of Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC, and as a standalone download.

Microsoft Makes 'Roslyn' Compiler Open Source

Also announced was a new interop organization called The .NET Foundation.

Microsoft Promises C++ Power, C# Dev Efficiency With .NET Native

The developer preview was released yesterday.

Team Foundation Server Update 2 Released

Unlike Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, TFS isn't a release candidate.

Microsoft Takes Cross-Platform Development to Another Level

Release Candidate 2 of Visual Studio 2013 also announced.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2014 for General Availability

Memory support is expanded in the Standard edition, responding to feedback.

Windows Embedded Compact Now Supports Visual Studio 2013

A new version of the .NET Compact Framework was also released.

Windows Azure Service Available in China

A 99.5 percent service level agreement is promised.

SQL Server Data Tools Now Supports SQL Server 2014

Fresh on the heels of SQL Server 2014 being released to manufacturing, the SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) team yesterday announced support for the new version, along with numerous other enhancements.

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