Preview Release of the SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux Hits the Streets

Microsoft’s SQL Server team yesterday announced the availability of a preview release of the SQL Server ODBC Driver for Linux, which allows native developers to access Microsoft SQL Server from Linux operating systems. For customers with native applications on multi-platform, the existing, reliable and enterprise-class ODBC for Windows driver (a.k.a. SQL Server Native Client, or…

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Prototypes of JavaScript Globalization & Math, String, and Number extensions

As the HTML5 platform becomes more fully featured, web applications become richer, and scenarios that require server side interaction for trivial tasks become more tedious.  This makes deficits in the capabilities of JavaScript as a runtime come into focus. Microsoft is committed to advancing the JavaScript standard. Through active participation in the Ecma TC39 working…

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jQuery Mobile Open Source Framework Support for Windows Phone

Hello web and mobile developers! As you probably noticed, jQuery Mobile version 1.0 was announced this week. We are pleased to use this exciting occasion to reinforce our commitment to supporting popular open source mobile frameworks. Of the most recent activities, I want to highlight the work done to supporting PhoneGap by adding support for…

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First Stable Build of Node.js on Windows Released

Great news for all Node.js developers wanting to use Windows: today we reached an important milestone – v0.6.0 – which is the first official stable build that includes Windows support. This comes some four months after our June 23rd announcement that Microsoft was working with Joyent to port Node.js to Windows. Since then we’ve been…

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Windows Gets Eclipse Platform Improvements

Today, David Green at Tasktop posted a blog about the latest Eclipse platform improvements for Windows. As part of Tasktop’s ongoing partnership with Microsoft, they’ve been working hard to bring two more Eclipse platform improvements for Windows this year: Desktop Search and Glass. You can read more about both of these improvements here. We look…

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