Windows Phone 7 Useful Links for Tile Push Notifications

I’m on holiday break right now which means it’s time to write some code; I tend to go into withdrawal if I go too long without coding.  I’m starting with Windows Phone and moving on to Azure for New Year’s. I had posted my Tip Calculator application to the marketplace for internal beta purposes, but…

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Visual Studio 2010 SP1 Interim Fix List

One of the most common requests from the announcement of VS2010 SP1 was for the list of fixed issues in the release.  This is something we typically publish at the final RTM of the release and will do so again for this release.  But due to popular demand the team has pulled together a preview…

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December 16th What’s Happening Around Visual Studio

Quick recap on what’s been happening on the team. Team Foundation Server and Project Server Integration – Learn more about this feature pack released to MSDN subscribers. This integration is a leap forward for organizations that have both Project Management Offices managing many projects and development teams using TFS. Eurostar 2010 at Copenhagen – Amit Chatterjee…

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Announcing Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta

I’m happy to announce that the Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Beta is now ready for download! MSDN subscribers may download the beta immediately with general availability on Thursday. Service Pack 1 Beta comes with a “go live” license which means you can start using the product for production related work (see the license…

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Visual Studio 2010 Survey Results

An important part of our development process for Visual Studio is integrating your feedback. To that end, in October we released a survey collecting your feedback on Visual Studio 2010. We received constructive feedback from over 1,800 respondents. Thanks for taking the time to share with us your comments and improvement suggestions. The overall results were positive and touched…

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Announcing: Visual Basic Windows Phone 7 Support RTW

I’ve personally been enjoying using my Windows Phone 7 device, and it’s been a lot of fun seeing the phones come to market across the world. As a developer, it’s an intriguing opportunity to see so many people buying Windows Phone 7 devices and starting to purchase applications on the Marketplace. With all this excitement…

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November 5th What’s Happening Around Visual Studio

Quick recap of what’s been happening around the team. Team Explorer Everywhere 2010 SP1 Beta – Download this beta release that comes with a “go-live” license and is available to all Team Explorer Everywhere owners. Check out Brian Harry’s announcement post for more details. Making Asynchronous Programming Easy – Recommend you check out these detailed posts about…

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Tutorial: Pic Viewer Revisited on the Async CTP

As Soma announced this morning, we’ve just released the Visual Studio Async CTP, a preview of the new language support coming in VB and C# to make it far easier to write responsive client apps and scalable server apps.  You can find out more details by visiting the Async CTP site. For this post, I’m…

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New Components and Contributors for IronPython and IronRuby

The CLR has always been a great environment for dynamic languages and over the last several years we have built out additional dynamic language support for the .NET Framework through efforts like the Dynamic Language Runtime (DLR) and language implementations on top of the DLR. The DLR shipped earlier this year as a built-in component…

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October 14th What’s Happening Around Visual Studio

Quick recap of what’s been happening around the team. [UPDATE] Hotfix Available for Scrolling Context Menu – Download the latest patch for Visual Studio and Windows Presentation Foundation that fixes the scrolling context menu.  You can also find more details in Brian Harry’s post. Microsoft How-To: Scrum for Everyone – Aaron Bjork recently wrote a…

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