The Office Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2012 provide broad and deep support, ranging from new templates to new designers to a whole host of integrated lifecycle tools.
Self-sketching whiteboard prototype
Microsoft researchers are developing an interactive whiteboard that aims to interpret users' sketches to mine data from a database and suggest options for charts, diagrams, and other visualizations.
Surface Pro Set to Arrive in Europe in Second Quarter
Microsoft says its Surface Pro will go on sale in Europe sometime during the second quarter of 2013. The price of the tablet has not been set.
THE TOOLS DEPARTMENT
free/trial tools for developers
- Think blue sky with Azure free trial
- Freedom of Expression with Visual Studio Express 2012
- Tools and SDKs from the Windows Developer Center
- A 30-day Windows App Adventure