Download Install Challenges with VS2008

I’ve seen several folks having problems since we RTM’d VS2008.  These usually manifest themselves as as things like "Download Manager – Error" when trying to access the bits (one example post). Our release team and the MSDN team have been working to rectify these issues which have stemmed primarily from capacity problems on the edge…

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Couple of Historical Facts

At first when I started to see things I’ve worked on talked about in articles I thought it was pretty cool.  And then I started to realize how much is taken down incorrectly.  I’m sure it is hard to piece things together after the fact.  Take this article. A couple corrections: The CLR was actually…

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Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5 RTM!

Today we released to manufacturing Visual Studio 2008 and .NET Framework 3.5!  I want to congratulate the division on this major accomplishment.  I’ve been building applications all along with VS 2008 and there are some very cool features.  Some of my favorites include LINQ, XML Literals in VB.Net, and the advances in JavaScript development from…

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