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No New Exchange, SharePoint Releases This Year

Microsoft didn't address a possible release for Office in 2014.

New NuGet .NET Framework Packages Prepped

Developers are encouraged to vote on which releases will come first.

New Microsoft CEO Nadella Shaking Up Management

Among his early moves is putting a former high-ranking politico in charge of strategy.

Microsoft Releases A Host of Office 365 Development Tools

A new Android SDK for Office 365 is also revealed.

New .NET Compiler Hits CTP 2

It will eventually replace the JIT64 compiler, allowing for faster program starts.

.NET Framework Reference Source Updated Via 'Roslyn'

Developers can search for incompatibilities between their own code and .NET more easily than ever.

Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, CTP 2 Now Ready

TypeScript 1.0 is nearing reality.

Windows Azure Gets .NET Upgrades

The enhancements include integration with the ASP.NET Web API.

Visual Studio 2013 Add-In Allows Code Searching Across Web

With Bing Code Search, Visual Studio developers get context-aware search capabilities from within IntelliSense.

Visual Studio Extension Tracks Project History

A new version of the extension adds support to Visual Studio 2012; it originally supported only Visual Studio 2013.

Visual Studio Online Experiences Growing Pains

The developer service has had a number of outages since its introduction last November.

JSON Debugger Added to Visual Studio 2013, Update 2

It allows devs to debug JSON without leaving Visual Studio.

Application Insights Available for Visual Studio Offline Use

The add-in checks a Windows Store app's performance and health.

Windows Embedded Compact Integration with Visual Studio 2013 Announced

The update is supposed to be out this spring.

Guthrie Reportedly Tapped to Run Cloud and Enterprise

Former head of the .NET platform is promoted in the wake of Satya Nadella's ascension to CEO.

First CTP of Visual Studio 2013, Update 2 Is Released

The update comes close on the heels of Update 1, which came out just over two weeks ago.

Satya Nadella to Replace Steve Ballmer as Microsoft CEO

The new head has a strong engineering background, with 22 years at Microsoft.

Microsoft Releases New Event Tracing Packages

The update, available through NuGet, supports older versions of the .NET Framework.

Microsoft Gives Away Some Windows Azure Secrets

The first release is an open source Chassis Manager software specification, which outlines power supply and fan details.

Microsoft Streamlines Windows Store App Certification, Management

Version 5.0 of the app certification requirements is also out.

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