This past weekend, I got a chance to find out first-hand the joys of social networking. I did finally take the plunge and signed myself up for a Facebook account. If not for anything else other than to understand how my daughter could spend so much time on Facebook.
Our Expression Studio team released Expression Blend 2 August Preview and Media Encoder Preview update earlier today. These updates do enable Expression Blend 2 and Expression Media Encoder to work with the latest Silverlight 1.0 RC bits.
You can get Blend 2 preview from either the Expression site or the Microsoft download center.
I am pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2, .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 2, and Silverlight 1.0 RC.
You can download Visual Studio 2008 Beta 2 and the .NET Framework 3.5 Beta 2 from here. Over the next couple of days,
Today we shipped the first source code release of IronRuby.
Both IronRuby and IronPython, released earlier this year at MIX07, target the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR). The DLR makes it easier to create high-quality, high-performance dynamic language implementations on .NET.
Recently, I blogged about the “How Do I” set of videos that we have for different technologies to provide task based information that will help our customers.
Another way we have found that developers like to evaluate and learn is through guided tutorials that are less than 90 minutes in length.
This week we had our Annual Worldwide Partner Conference.
This is where we get together with partners from around the world to both celebrate their successes and focus on what is coming in teh next year. I was looking at some of the figures which are quite amazing – over 10,000 partners attended this year,