Visual Studio 2010 :: Free Learning Resources

Just Published: Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance The Visual Studio 2010 Quick Reference Guidance consists of compact “cheat sheets” for Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 and Visual Studio (VS) 2010, addressing the core problem of teams in the field who are unaware of Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server capabilities or have little time…


Getting started with Microsoft Cloud Computing

We have a new section on our Visual Studio Developer Center over at MSDN, for getting started on our cloud computing stack.You will find free downloads, blog postings, developer resource kits, community resources and more linked conveniently from this page.If you’re using Visual Studio, make it a web favorite and/or your VS start page, and you’ll…


Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) Load Testing Tool Released

  Rob Jarratt, one of our Visual Studio Team System Core Rangers, has developed a new beta that was put out this morning, with some top requested features for performing load testing.  Judging from the thousands of downloads of his last release, this release, which features ASMX support, will sure to be a hit.  This…

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Free Hosted Team Foundation Server Trials

On Tuesday, we announced free trials of hosted Microsoft Team Foundation Server in partnership with TeamDevCentral, which is an Inner Circle Partner.  This is really exciting news for me, because many customers have asked about using hosted TFS in the past.  This is also a great option for smaller development shops / ISVs. This offering…


Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Beta Rumors && Introducing the PHP SDK for Windows Azure

I love the rumor mill.  It’s been running rampant on the net.  Stuff like how we may buy SAP, devour Yahoo, make Google actually RTM something, and are overthrowing the universe make it somehow more pleasurable for me to work and read the free press daily.  IMHO, it’s my own little comedy, soap opera and…

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Keeping abreast of SharePoint Server 2010, Visual Studio 2010 and Windows Azure Services Platform

Well, it’s official. The SharePoint Product Group (PG) just released the news on their MSDN blog (blogs.msdn.com/sharepoint), about the formal naming of “SharePoint Server 2010”. I’m very excited about the news, because it drops the “MOSS” acronym, and represents the product in-line with it’s true incarnation as a Server platform. Yes, it is still part…

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