Silverlight Toolkit Now Available

On Tuesday, Oct 28, during Scott Guthrie‘s keynote at the PDC, he announced that we released the Silverlight Toolkit. The Silverlight Toolkit is a collection of controls, components, and utilities that provide new functionality for designers and developers. The Toolkit includes source code, unit tests, samples, and documentation. below is an example of the Silverlight…

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New Visual Studio 2010 & .NET Framework 4.0 CTP Available

Just in time for the PDC (Professional Developers Conference) 2008, there is a new Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 CTP is available for download. Attendees of the PDC will receive a hard drive with the CTP as well as information around Windows Azure, Windows 7, and more. In the CTP, its been configured…

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Silverlight 2…Alive and Online!

I’m sure by now you’ve heard/read that Silverlight 2 was Released To Web (RTW). This is a Microsoft technology I enjoy using as a consumer but have yet done any development with it. I haven’t really been following a lot of what’s been happening between Silverlight 2 Beta 2 (SL2B2), Release Candidate 0 (RC0), and…

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Adding DBPro to Your Dev Edition Installation

With last week’s announcement of DBPro being rolled into the Dev Edition, I’ve had some questions from customers on what it takes to get either edition installed with the other. VSTS DBPro and Dev Edition are add-in features that install and are accessed through the VS IDE. So what does it take to get either…

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.NET 1.1 and VS2003 Mainstream Support Ends on Oct 14, 2008

In case you’re still supporting .NET 1.1 applications, you should be aware that on October 14, 2008, mainstream support comes to this end and moves into extended support. Extended support continues until October 8, 2013. What is the difference between Mainstream Support, Extended Support, and online self-help support? Support provided Mainstream Support phase Extended Support…

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