December 2014 – Exchange Server releases (Exchange Server 2007, 2010, 2013)

This December we had released the following releases – it releases include updates for Exchange Server 2013, 2010, and 2007. The following packages are now available on the Microsoft download center. Exchange Server 2013 Cumulative Update 7 UM Language Packs for Cumulative Update 7 Exchange Server 2010 SP3 Update Rollup 8 Exchange Server 2007 SP3…


Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 now available for download and related channel 9 video…

Now you can download Visual Studio 2013 Update 4. Visual Studio 2013 updates are cumulative releases. The following download links always direct you to the latest update: Download the latest Visual Studio 2013 update package now Download the latest Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 package now Download the latest Team Foundation Server 2013 package…


Getting started with EWS Java API

As you know the EWS Java API, a java client library to access Exchange Web Services (EWS) – a SOAP-based API and you can use it from Java or any other language that lets you POST XML data over HTTP. The API works against Office 365 Exchange Online as well as on premises Exchange Server….

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Installed vNext .Net Framework, still it’s not listed in Visual Studio targeted .Net Framework…??

I initially installed vNext .Net Framework 4.5.2 installer in the Visual Studio 2013 environment. When I tried opening in Visual Studio 2013 but failed to see it in the “Targeted Framework” in it??? Then, try the following:– 1) Close the Visual Studio. 2) You need to download and install Developer Pack for vNext .Net Framework…

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More to try… ASP.Net vNext, .NET Native, RyuJIT and develop ASP.Net vNext apps on Mac!!

Earlier I covered about .Net Framework vNext. In addition to that, you can try out the ASP.Net vNext, .NET Native and RyuJIT releases by installing Visual Studio 14 CTP3. ASP.Net vNext: ASP.Net vNext is the new version of ASP.NET for web sites and services. We’ve continued to add new features and improve the development experience…

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Developers, .Net Framework vNext 4.5.2 and its Support Life Cycle

.Net Framework vNext 4.5.2: Now you can download the .Net Framework 4.5.2 (also known as .Net Framework vNext), a highly compatible, in-place update to the .NET 4.x family (.NET 4, 4.5, and 4.5.1). It gives you the benefits of the greater stability, reliability, security and performance without any action beyond installing the .NET 4.5.2 update…


MAPI: How to programmatically get autocomplete cache/entries for OWA 2013?

In continuation of my earlier post, I got few additional queries how to programmatically (using MAPI) get autocomplete cache/entries for OWA 2013. I used latest MFCMAPI as a code sample to achieve this. Download latest MFCMAPI from http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com Select “Session” Menu > Select “Logon” > select profile > Open the “store” > select  “Root Container”…

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Visual Studio “14”– First Community Technology Preview

On June 4th, we made available first community technology preview of the next version of Visual Studio 14.  This early build is focused on enabling feedback and testing from the Visual Studio community.  Based on Soma’s blog, Visual Studio "14" will most likely be available sometime in 2015, with a more complete preview release and…


Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) 2014 – Recordings

As I updated earlier, MEC 2014 concluded in Austin, Texas -  MEC2014 delivered the latest content for Office 365 Exchange Online and Exchange on-premises customers. Content is delivered across tracks including: Architecture; Deployment & Migration; eDiscovery and Compliance; Exchange Extensibility; Manageability and Support; Outlook, OWA, and Mobility; and Security and Protection. Now you can get…


General: Microsoft Roadmap Virtual Event @ April 23, 2014

Interested in viewing demos of the latest Microsoft Technologies, listen customer success stories and participate in forward-thinking discussions? Register here for the virtual roadmap event scheduled on Wednesday, April 23 which consists of two specialized tracks: IT Pro/Technology (Noon ET) and Sales/Marketing (3pm ET). Also you can download the agenda here as well.


Registration starts – Redmond Interoperability Protocols Plugfest 2014!!

Microsoft-hosted protocol plugfests provide software developers with the opportunity to learn more about the Microsoft protocols and to test their implementations of the Microsoft Open Specifications. Hosted on the Microsoft Redmond campus, each plugfest focuses on a specific task or technology area. Presentations are conducted by Microsoft engineers, who are also available for one-on-one and…


Feature comparison: EWS vs. EWS Managed API

Are you a .Net Developer who develop custom application using Exchange Web Services (EWS) Managed API or EWS (Auto-generated proxies)? Then this is for you. The EWS Managed API provides an intuitive interface for developing client applications that use EWS. The API enables unified access to Exchange resources, while using Outlook–compatible business logic. In short,…

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Download: .Net Universe 2013 Poster

You can download the .Net Universe 2013 poster. This Poster showing the main .NET SDKs, libraries and packages classified by application type and package type (NuGet, official support, etc.). This poster shows how the trends are changing in .NET as we´re moving from a single large .NET Framework to a more loosely coupled and autonomous…

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Microsoft Exchange : MEC 2014 Wrap-up

In continuation of my earlier post on MEC 2014, you can refer the following posts to get more info on event Wrap-up @ http://blogs.technet.com/b/exchange/archive/2014/04/02/mec-2014-wrap-up.aspx & http://blogs.technet.com/b/rmilne/archive/2014/04/07/mec-2014-the-aftermath.aspx. In addition, don’t forget to view the videos of Innovation lab, Exchange through the Ages/Exhibition etc: Innovation Lab Exchange Exhibition Finally, you can have a look at the event…


Interesting read: Microsoft offerings, OpenSSL & Heartbleed vulnerability

In recent headlines, the Heartbleed vulnerability in OpenSSL has received a significant amount of attention. While the discovered issue is specific to OpenSSL, many customers are wondering whether this affects Microsoft’s offerings or not. To answer that, I found a similar query posted at Microsoft forum the update – here is the forum post and…