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Unify Your Visual Studio Experience

The Visual Studio 2013 Preview introduces a synchronized settings feature.

Microsoft Completes Purchase of InRelease, Incorporates it into Visual Studio 2013

InRelease automates TFS deployment across multiple environments.

Microsoft Institutes Strict New Policy on App Vulnerabilities

Developers have 180 days -- or less, in many cases -- to fix apps before they're pulled.

Windows 8.1 Preview: Install with Care

Lots of things can go wrong with Microsoft's latest OS, including lost files, apps and settings.

Developers Mostly Positive About Build

Visual Studio 2013 and .NET Framework 4.5.1 are hits, as is the Bing development platform.

Microsoft: Azure More Developer-Friendly Than Ever

The company says more than half of the Fortune 500 is on Azure.

ASP.NET, Web Tools Get an Update

Numerous packages get a refresh with the Visual Studio 2013 Preview.

Microsoft Build Day 2 Keynote Puts Developers First

Windows Azure and Visual Studio 2013 take center stage on the second day of Microsoft's flagship developer conference.

Windows 8.1 Shines at Microsoft Build Conference

Steve Ballmer headlines as Microsoft shows off preview versions of Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013, and positions Bing as a development platform.

Microsoft Releases Previews of Visual Studio 2013, .NET Framework 4.5.1

The products are "go-live," so Microsoft will support them in production.

Update 3 of Visual Studio 2012 Released

The latest update includes mostly bug fixes.

MongoDB Moves to the Head of the NoSQL Line

MongoDB is a popular choice for apps that use a Windows Azure back end.

Microsoft Merges Two Windows Store Development Blogs

The upcoming Build conference spurred the action.

Windows Store Partner Directory Offers App Services

It's a centralized hub for partners (including Microsoft) that extend apps.

Microsoft Backs Out of Nokia Deal

Microsoft reportedly thought the purchase price was too high.

Microsoft Releases TypeScript 0.9

The big update in the latest version is the introduction of generics.

NuGet Package Restore Workaround

Microsoft provides a solution for compatibility issues with the NuGet package restore feature.

Windows Azure Gets Major Update to Mobile Services

Microsoft also announces that every Azure customer gets a free 20MB database to use for a year with Web Sites and Mobile Services.

Test and Debug HTML5 Apps Remotely on Windows Phone 8 Devices

The JavaScript-based platform allows developers to do remote testing and debugging on a Windows Phone through Internet Explorer 10.

Telerik Releases DevCraft Q2 2013

Updated dev tools bundle focuses on touch, enterprise and enabling "occasionally connected" devices.

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