Microsoft's Amanda Silver addressed the challenges of developing for a widening spectrum of devices infiltrating the enterprise, and demonstrated a few tools that have been added to the Visual Studio suite for tackling those challenges head on.
Here's an article about managing transactions that you don't need to read because, with one exception, Entity Framework will do the right thing by default. But, in the .NET Framework 4 and later, you can do more (if you ever need to).
Microsoft's Azure team releases NoSQL document database-as-a-service accessible for devs looking to toward the cloud for app development/deployment, as well as a few other developer-friendly Azure tools.
Third round of funding to go toward expanding Visual C#-based mobile app tool offerings, and to growing the company's sales and marketing teams.
Simple problems are often solved by simple solutions. Other times, simple problems are solved with an end user running a Web site from Visual Studio on their machine.
Unified API at root of changes that will allow developers using Xamarin tools to simplify developing for 32- and 64-bit frameworks, as well as share code between Android and Apple apps.
VS "14" CTP 3 includes early build of next-generation Microsoft .NET Framework and ASP.NET, plus a slew of enhancements that include C++ productivity improvements.
Neural Network Lab
There are two different techniques for training a neural network: batch and online. Understanding their similarities and differences is important in order to be able to create accurate prediction systems.
This time, it's an issue with new Git projects.
The repair team says it's rolling back recent updates to mitigate the problem.
Windows Phone developers have spoken and Microsoft has listened: Mobile app builders can now respond to reviews of their wares posted in the store.
You want the responsiveness that asynchronous programming in the Microsoft .NET Framework 4 provides, but also need your asynchronous methods to work with other code in your application. Here's how the Task object answers all of your problems.
The latest version includes both fixes and upgrades.
Microsoft indicated it will postpone a planned fix for Internet Explorer to block out-of-date ActiveX controls because of customer feedback, apparently to give users more time for testing.
.NET vNext isn't here just yet, but Microsoft wants developers to move on to .NET Framework 4.5.2 as soon as possible, with support for versions 4 up to 4.5.1 ending mid-January 2016.