Spec Explorer: A Model-Based Testing tool

Thorough, consistent, and extensible testing of systems remains one of the biggest challenges in creating and maintaining software systems. The Spec Explorer tool released today on DevLabs tackles that problem using Model-Based Testing techniques.   What Is It? Spec Explorer, is a tool for modeling software behavior and generating test suites from those models.  Models…

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Come meet the new MSDN

  The MSDN Global Network is re-launching with a new design and new benefits for all MSDN subscribers.   MSDN subscriptions are the ultimate resource that give developers, teams, and organizations comprehensive access to Microsoft tools and technologies to confidently design, develop and test software solutions. Along with access to thousands of downloads, it offers…

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Announcing Visual Studio 2010 and .NET FX 4 Beta 2

  I am pleased to announce the release of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2.  MSDN subscribers can download Beta 2 today.  The beta will be available to the rest of the world on Wednesday.  Visual Studio 2010 has made significant enhancements since Beta 1.  We’ve come a long way in performance…

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F# in VS2010

With Visual Studio, we strive to give your organization the tools to tackle a broad range of software problems with the interoperability and efficiency that you need and have come to expect from software based on the .NET Framework.   As part of this, Visual Studio 2010 marks the first release to directly support functional…

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Making your application sparkle with Windows 7

The launch of Windows 7 is just around the corner.  Whether you prefer managed or unmanaged development, you can take advantage of Windows 7 features with new APIs and libraries to make your application shine.   Multi-Touch Touch-based interfaces allow users to interact with applications in a more intuitive way.  Windows 7 introduces multi-touch input and…

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