The decision infuriates many developers, who won't be able to upgrade apps before GA.
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 support for claims-based security can make your existing authorization system more powerful and flexible, even if you never intend to start working with third-party security providers. Plus, it's backward-compatible with virtually all of the authorization code you're already using.
The product is scheduled for an official release Oct. 17
Learn how to write both code and tests that can be shared across multiple platforms.
In Part 2 of his column, Mickey Gousset dives deeper into the Test Explorer window.
No successor has been named, and no front-runners have appeared yet.
In Part II of this interview with Visual Studio Live! Redmond 2013 keynote speaker Scott Guthrie, he discusses the cross-platform development capabilities of Windows Azure.
At Visual Studio Live! today Scott Guthrie talked with Visual Studio Magazine editor in chief Keith Ward about new developments with Windows Azure.
The Microsoft Entity Framework has a spotty history of inconsistent release strategies, lagging feature requests and other issues, but things seem to be getting better with new leadership and even community contributions since it went open source.
Watch the complete Scott Guthrie keynote presentation at the Visual Studio Live! conference in Redmond, Wash., Tuesday.
Visual Studio Live! speaker Vishwas Lele discusses how the new, tighter integration between Visual Studio and Windows Azure can make developers more productive.
Visual Studio Live! speaker Eric Boyd talks about the benefits of moving traditional web applications to a cloud-based platform like Windows Azure.
Scott Guthrie encouraged developers at the Visual Studio Live! conference this morning to take advantage of their Windows Azure credits through their Microsoft Developer Network subscriptions.
ASP.NET Web API is a solid communications framework, and many applications can benefit from breaking free of IIS by including an embedded ASP.NET Web API server.
When you have too many Editor windows open, you can pick which Windows you don't need any more and close them all with a single click.