I have blogged over time about various guidance material that we have released out of our Patterns and Practices team for customers. It is something that our customers ask us for and I like how it draws upon Microsoft’s internal experience in application architecture and also consolidates the contributions of external experts,
PDC 2008 is incredibly exciting this year for the development community.
If you are not attending the PDC, I encourage you to go check out the keynotes and sessions that are being made publicly available to watch online.
Ray Ozzie’s keynote is one I would especially recommend.
I have blogged in the past on my views around innovation, and the effort that needs to go into such efforts. Some innovations take a very long time to get just right before we know that they will truly cause a shift in software development.
Yesterday we announced the Silverlight 2 release. I’m excited to also announce the release of the Silverlight 2 platform support that was previously enabled via Expression Blend 2.5 June 2008 Preview. It is now available to all Expression Blend 2 users via a free update,
Today, we are announcing the availability of Silverlight 2, the most comprehensive technology for creating and delivering .NET-based rich Web experiences. Silverlight is a game-changing technology in a fast-paced world of the pervasive Web.
Many customers and partners already take advantage of Silverlight’s benefits to deliver truly amazing and differentiated Web experiences for their customers – ranging from HD video,
Last week I started to tell you about some of the functionality we are building for Visual Studio Team System 2010. I wanted to elaborate on that some here.
I mentioned that only 20% of the code in most business applications is “new” code.
We recognize that developers are more and more doing a broader set of things. One of the pieces of feedback that we have heard from you is that you do this all the time – write database and front end code in addition to creating database tables.