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Microsoft Revamps SQL Data Services (SDS) Cloud Database

A pure relational database in the cloud will be offered by Microsoft via its forthcoming Azure Services Platform.

Working with MEF

Learn how to free your application from dependencies and interchange implementations using Managed Extensibility Framework.

What's Old Is New Again

Aligning SQL in the cloud to SQL on the ground is about more than just common sense. It's about getting things done.

Facebook Adds Adobe ActionScript Integration for Developers

Facebook and Adobe Systems today said they have formed a partnership to ease the development of Flash-based applications on the popular social networking service.

Microsoft Releases ASP.NET MVC

More than a year after its first community technology preview was released, ASP.NET Model View Controller has finally shipped.

Microsoft, IBM Execs Lament IDE Challenges at EclipseCon

The evolution of IDEs is not keeping pace with hardware advances and significant trends like cloud computing, according to two unlikely bedfellows: the lead developers for IBM's Eclipse tools team and Microsoft's Visual Studio organization.

New Tools at EclipseCon Reach for Clouds

Numerous software suppliers last week took the wraps off new Eclipse-based tools, and a few were brought to cloud-based services.

Microsoft Promotes Tools for Silverlight on Mac

Microsoft's attempts to plug in to cross-platform got more convincing last week when development on the Macintosh became a reality with Silverlight 3.

Adding Events to User Controls

To fully exploit User Controls, you need to treat them as object -- which includes having them fire events. If firing your own events is new to you, here's a step-by-step guide.

Red Hat Adds SOA to JBoss Dev Tool

Red Hat Software has released the first major update to its Eclipse-based developer toolset.

Swordfish SOA To Become Part of Eclipse

Sopera, creators of the Swordfish SOA runtime framework, this week plans to announce that Swordfish has officially become part of the Eclipse platform

Eclipse Futures on Tap at Annual Conference

The future of the Eclipse platform will take center stage this week as open source and Java developers gather for the sixth annual EclipseCon 2009 conference in Santa Clara, Calif. where organizers will reveal the progress of Eclipse 4.0 and the Jetty Project.

Microsoft Beefs Up Web Platform Tools

Developing and managing Web sites may have gotten a little easier with new tools announced by Microsoft this week as part of its MIX09 Web developer conference.

Microsoft Rolling Out Windows Azure Improvements

Microsoft described three Windows Azure improvements designed to assist developers using its cloud-based operating system.

Microsoft's Guthrie Touts Silverlight 3 Beta's Database Access Features

In his keynote at MIX09, Microsoft's Scott Guthrie pointed to many new features for data-oriented applications in Silverlight 3.

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