Developer Productivity Survey – Help us build the right product!

With .NET 4 on the verge of being released, we have started working on how we can make the .NET platform even better suit your needs. We have come up with a survey focusing on overall application development lifecycle productivity and some specific areas where we have gotten customer feedback in the past like complexity… Read more

Announcing a new CLR Team Codeplex Project: CLR Runtime Activation

This Codeplex site will feature demos, samples, and helper libraries related to the selection and activation of the CLR: http://clractivation.codeplex.com/ With .Net Framework 4 and VS 2010 the new ability to load multiple versions of the runtime has changed the way a version is chosen for any particular piece of managed code and gives developers… Read more

CLR Inside Out – Formatting and Parsing Time Intervals

    The new installment of the “CLR Inside Out” column in MSDN Magazine is now available on line.  This month we have an article from Ron Petrusha on Formatting and Parsing Time Intervals in the .NET Framework 4.  The article contains details on new parsing and formatting support for TimeSpan values, as well as… Read more

Sharing Silverlight Assemblies with .NET Apps

At the recent PDC, Scott Guthrie announced in his Silverlight 4 keynote that we had implemented a new feature, to enable developers to share certain assemblies between Silverlight and .NET. There are many differences between Silverlight and full .NET including WPF, and this new feature doesn’t solve those differences – in those cases, you’ll still… Read more

CLR Inside Out – In-Process Side-by-Side

    The new installment of the “CLR Inside Out” column in MSDN Magazine is now available on line.  This month we have an article from Jesse Kaplan and Luiz Fernando Santos on In-Process Side-by-Side.  The article contains details on this new .NET Framework 4 feature and the problems it solves.  It is especially useful… Read more

CLR-Related PDC 2009 Sessions

If you’re at PDC this year and are reading the CLR Team’s blog, there are a few sessions that might be of interest to you.   ·         Future of Garbage Collection is a session by the creator of the CLR’s GC, Patrick Dussud.  Come hear him talk Wednesday at 1:00PM in Petree Hall C. ·        … Read more

How to Make the Most of Your .NET Server Code

One of our team’s field engineers recently sent a link to a Channel 9 video: Steve Michelotti of e.magination on High Performance Web Solutions. This company built a 64-bit web server that handles over 3 billion transactions a day and guarantees a 250 ms response time.  And it goes without saying that they built it… Read more

CLR Inside Out – Exploring the .NET Framework 4 Security Model

  The new installment of the “CLR Inside Out” column in MSDN Magazine is now available on line.  This month we have an article from Andrew Dai on Exploring the .NET Framework 4 Security Model.  This article discusses how the new .NET Framework 4 security model makes it easier to work with partially trusted code…. Read more

Visual Studio 2010 – Beta 2 : Announcements

·         <![endif]>Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 availability – The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 will be available to MSDN subscribers on Monday, October 19th, with general availability on October 21st. ![if>   Download: Please visit Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta site to download… Read more