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.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.

Windows Azure Storage Prices Cut

The cuts will be in the areas of block blob storage and disk/page blob storage pricing, and are scheduled to take effect on March 13.

Windows 8 Update Possible in March

Rumors also suggest Windows 8's successor may come next year.

Microsoft Has a Healthy 2nd Quarter

Office revenue down, but Windows Phone profits pick up.

New 'Sprint' of Visual Studio Online Adds Functionality

The Visual Studio Online site is also experiencing growing pains.

Big Data on Windows Gets Boost with Hortonworks Update

Microsoft dropped offering its own version of Hadoop for on-premises deployments.

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