Visual Studio V.NEXT features shown at TechED 2011

Yesterday during the TechED 2011 North America Keynote, Cameron Skinner showed off a number of the new features which are coming in the next release of Visual Studio. In particular he drilled down into a number of new ALM capabilities and code editing features such as “Code Clone”. During the foundational session which immediately followed…

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Ready to Launch WebMatrix

Tomorrow we are launching WebMatrix at the CodeMash Conference. WebMatrix is a free offering that provides everything you need to build Web sites using Windows.  It streamlines Web site development and makes it easy to start Web sites from popular ASP.NET and PHP open-source apps and includes IIS Express (a development Web server), ASP.NET Web Pages…

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Windows Phone 7 Design Days

  Jaime just published the video for a day and a half day event which we held in Redmond earlier this month about Windows Phone 7 design philosophy. All the details can be found here ( http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jaimer/archive/2010/08/13/windows-phone-design-day-recordings.aspx ) Here are the high level sessions. Ana and Miles, the Windows Phone personas The Metro Design Language,…

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Where is the LightSwitch? Visual Studio Announced a new tool today

Today we announced Visual Studio LightSwitch, a new tool offering which will provide the simplest way to build business/data aware applications for the desktop and the cloud. The simplicity comes from a set of custom pre-built templates and tools and handlers which deal with creating all the routine code.  Applications built with LightSwitch can easily…

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SharePoint 2010 Developer RTM training Kit

Paul in the team has just published the RTM versions of the SharePoint 2010 Developer training Kit(offline version) and the SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Course on Channel9. The course and kit include Presentations, Hands-On Labs, Demos and Instructor Videos of the Metro SharePoint 2010 Developer Training Course. The topics covered are outlined in the table…

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Visual Studio 2010 RC Training Kit RELEASED TO WEB

The team have just finished updating the Visual Studio 2010 RC and .NET Framework 4 RC Training Kit. This includes many hands-on labs, demos and presentations. This content is designed to help you learn how to utilize the Visual Studio 2010 features. There are  a variety of framework technologies including: C# 4.0 Visual Basic 10…

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Visual Studio 2010 - Release Candidate (RC) Ships Today

Today we announced a Release Candidate (RC) for Visual Studio 2010. The RC is available to MSDN subscribers today and will be available to the public on February 10. We are encouraging developers to download the RC at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=151797 and provide feedback. On the feedback side, we received a lot of positive customer feedback on…

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Download the “Tailspin Travel Application” from Codeplex

In Bob Muglia’s keynote at the PDC2009, Cameron Skinner presented a demo focused on some of the exciting new features coming in Visual Studio 2010, .NET Framework 4, and the server platform. The demo was built to show of  ASP.NET MVC 2, Windows Identity Foundation,  and the beta of the new Windows Server AppFabric. For…

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Installing Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 :

Brian in the team walks everyone through downloading and installing Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Beta 2 and Visual Studio 2010 Team Foundation Server Beta 2. This is episode 33 of the 10-4 show on Channel9. This video references several important URL’s. Those URL’s, as well as some other handy links for beta 2, are as…

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Microsoft Ajax Library ( Preview 6 ) released

We have just released a significant update of the Microsoft Ajax Library (Preview 6).  This provides a set of new capabilities to the client-side AJAX library, and can be used with any version of ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC projects.  The major new capabilities are:- Better Imperative Syntax: A new, simplified, code syntax for creating client…

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