Live from TechEd Europe: LightSwitch HTML Client Preview and Visual Studio 2012 Tools for SharePoint

This morning I presented the keynote at TechEd Europe 2012 in Amsterdam, and shared some updates on our tools. If you’re not attending the event in person, you can still tune in online. The keynote video recording is available on-demand on Channel9. The first announcement you’re likely to hear about is our LightSwitch HTML Client…

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What you need to know about developing for Windows on ARM (WOA)

You’ve probably heard about the new Windows on ARM PCs that will be coming to market with Windows 8. If you’ve been following the TechEd North America coverage, then you’ve also seen these devices in the keynote. In this post, we’re going to cover what this all means for developers. For an introduction to Windows…

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TechEd North America 2012 Keynote News

We’re here in Orlando this week at TechEd North America 2012, with thousands of developers and IT professionals. If you’re not attending the event in person, you can still tune into the live stream at http://northamerica.msteched.com/. This morning I presented in the Day One keynote. In this blog post, I’ll walk through some of the…

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Gartner Recognizes Microsoft as an ALM Leader

Gartner recently issued its 2012 Magic Quadrant report for Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). Gartner, one of the world’s top IT research and advising companies, positioned Microsoft in the Leaders Quadrant in the ALM space. You can read more about the Magic Quadrant methodology here. This graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a…

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TechEd North America starts next week

TechEd is our premier conference for developers and IT professionals, and our North America 2012 event starts next week.  The event is sold out, and I’m looking forward to joining 10,000 others in Orlando, Florida. :-)  I’ll be presenting as part of the Day One keynote on Monday June 11th at 9am EST.  If you’re…

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Announcing Microsoft “Roslyn” June 2012 CTP

I’m happy to announce a new Microsoft “Roslyn” CTP release, which is available for immediate download here! Roslyn is our long-lead project to rebuild the entire C# and Visual Basic language compilers and Visual Studio language services from the ground up. Long lead projects like these allow us to make larger architectural changes in the…

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June 4th What’s Happening Around Visual Studio

It’s been a busy week since the RC announcements for Visual Studio 2012, .NET Framework 4.5, and Team Foundation Server 2012. RC Announcements In my last post I provided an overview of the latest enhancements across the product. Here’s a rollup of the announcement posts across the team, so that you can explore additional deep…

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