VS Achievements

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VS 2010 for Japanese, German, and French

We’re excited to announce availability of VS 2010 for Japanese, German, and French locales!  Check out this blog post for images of the Japanese version.  –Scott

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More VS 2010 Launch Links

Here are some additional launch-related links.  These are for on-demand versions of the launch talks: Bob Muglia’s keynote – Bob Muglia and friends Windows Development – Paul Yuknewicz SharePoint and Office Development – Sam Gazitt Dev & Test Collaboration – Doug Seven Project Management – Sean McBreen Silverlight 4 Launch Keynote – Scott Guthrie –Scott

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VS 2010 Launch

Product launches are a lot of fun for us.  We’ve been busy at work on VS 2010 since we released VS 2008 in late 2008.  We and our early adopters are extremely familiar with the feature set, so it’s fun to see a fresh set of reactions and feedback from press, analysts and customers around…

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VB and C# Coevolution

As we are approaching the release of VS 2010, I have seen a number of questions from customers about our language strategy for VB and C#.  We made a shift in strategy at the beginning of this release cycle and have been talking about it publicly for some time.  A lot of this discussion has…

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Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate

We’re super-excited to have our VS 2010 Release Candidate out.  Thanks to everyone who gave us great feedback in Beta 1, Beta 2, and the recent CTP’s leading up to this RC release.  We think that everyone will be pleased with the deep work we have been doing on performance, working set size, stress, and…

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VS 2010 videos

Check out this new VS 2010 and .NET Fx 4.0 videos page on channel9.  We’re rolling out a set of videos for this week, including Jason Zander’s keynote at Tech Ed in Barcelona, Anders doing q&a on C# 4.0, Lucian on VB 10, and others!  If you’re curious what we’ve been up to since releasing VS…

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C# PDC videos

With PDC going on in LA this week, we have a number of new C# videos available: Anders’ PDC talk on The Future of C#, where he describes the work we plan to deliver as part of C# 4.0 in Visual Studio 2010.  There are six demos: Silverlight C#/JavaScript interop improvements using the new dynamic…

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F# Press Coverage

Soma blogged earlier announcing our intent to productize F#, and we are seeing some press coverage of this: Ars Technica: Microsoft to push functional programming into the mainstream with F# by Ryan Paul BetaNews: Experimental ‘Functional’ Language Emerges from Microsoft Research by Scott M Fulton Dr Dobb’s Journal: F# To Get VS Integration eWeek: Programming Superstars…

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Second Life at OOPSLA

There was an interesting session at OOPSLA yesterday called “Second Life: The World’s Biggest Programming Environment” by Jim Purbrick and Mark Lentczner, that covered two main topics. The first part of the talk was mainly about the popularity of LSL (15% of Second Life users write scripts!), and the effort to move LSL to .NET…

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