I have blogged in the past about Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) being part of Visual Studio 2008 Professional so that all developers who use VS Pro can use these tools to target Office as a smart client application platform.
Providing our customers with best in class development tools is only one piece of what we need to do to help them be successful or, in some cases, even get started. One of the most requested things we have heard is that developers want snippets,
One of the things that I think about often is how do I cultivate a culture in my team that encourages, empowers and rewards/recognizes incubation efforts. Any technology innovation in its infancy, or early stage R&D work for something that is not necessarily well-defined is what I loosely call an incubation.
A couple of months ago, I blogged about our plans to invest in native libraries. Today, we are taking the next step forward in that journey.
I am pleased to announce the beta version of the Visual C++ 2008 Feature Pack is now available for download.
On 8-8-08 the 2008 Summer Olympic Games will officially kick off in Beijing, China. This event always amazes me in its unique ability to bring together people from all walks of life across the world. It is a great opportunity to see some extraordinary feats by amazing athletes.