It has been about 10 months since we shipped Visual Studio 2008 and .NET FX 3.5. The team has been working on a couple of things since then – we shipped SP1 for both VS 2008 and .NET FX 3.5 earlier this Summer.
I believe strongly in our partner strategy. In other words, I think we are in the business of building a great developer tools platform and a set of tools. I fully expect our partners to build additional tools on our platform so that between what our partners deliver and what we deliver,
Earlier this year, I pointed you to a preview of a social bookmarking application. This week we released v 1.0 of social bookmarking for MSDN, TechNet, and Expression enabling technical professionals to easily share their web favorites, find and connect with each other,
Last October, I blogged about our increased investment in the F# programming language. Functional programming has been an increasingly important trend in programming languages over the recent years. F#, a functional programming language for the .NET platform, combines the strengths of functional programming with the breadth of frameworks and tools available with .NET and Visual Studio.