Introducing Open Live Writer – Open Source Fork of Windows Live Writer

Windows Live Writer released as the open source Open Live Writer. It’s a great day for bloggers who have a favorite tool for creating content. Yes I use Windows Live Writer for my blogging and it changed my way of blogging. Today Microsoft announced that Open Live Writer was released and has been contributed to…


Exploring with Microsoft Exchange Server Protocols docs

Recently I got requests from the developer community regarding my earlier article – so I take this opportunity to point how you can explore more about Microsoft Exchange Server Protocols. As you know through the Open Specifications program, Microsoft is helping developers open new opportunities by making technical documents related to interoperability for certain popular…


Download: Windows 8 – Release Preview

Now you can download the Windows 8 Release Preview, the next milestone of the highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system. It’s available for download today in 14 languages at http://preview.windows.com, the Windows 8 Release Preview delivers a fast and fluid experience, along with a new user interface that responds equally well to touch as it…

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Windows Phone 7: Visual Basic for Windows Phone Developer Tools – RTW

If you used CTP of Visual Basic for Windows Phone then today you can download the RTW version of the Visual Basic add-on from VB support for the Windows Phone developer tools. This release enables Visual Basic developers to create, build, release Silverlight applications and games for Windows Phone 7 using the final version of…


Migration: 500,000 Windows Live Spaces blogs migrated to WordPress.com

Recently we heard the announcement regarding Microsoft Windows Live Spaces blogs working with WordPress.com to let customers connect the fantastic blogging capabilities of WordPress with the leading communications and sharing services of Windows Live. Per Dharmesh Mehta, Director of Windows Live Product Management, as of today, just over half a million Spaces blogs have now…