MSDN AA Admins Enable Visual Studio 2010 Downloads from ELMS

Now that MSDN AA has mad Visual Studio 2010 RTM available, as an administrator of an MSDN AA account you may want to make this available for download for your students and faculty.  Follow the instructions on this video: How to transition to Hosted ELMS Watch this short video to learn how to transition to…

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Visual Studio 2010 RTM and .NET 4.0 now available through DreamSpark, MSDN, MSDN AA, and TechNet

The long awaited developer tooling is here!  The Visual Studio 2010 and .Net Framework 4.0 RTM (Release to Manufacture) is now available through DreamSpark, MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDN AA), MSDN, and TechNet Subscriptions. Join the buzz – Bob Muglia, President, Server & Tools Business announces VS2010 (Watch it Live) Go behind the scenes and listen…

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Disney Character or Microsoftee - Sara Ford tells her story for Ada Lovelace Day 2010 (ALD10)

Ada Lovelace Day 2010 (#ALD10) is an international day of blogging to celebrate the achievements of women in technology and science.  I’m looking forward to reading about the women in technology who motivate us all.  Last year I found Tim O’Reilly’s post about the women at O’Reilly was very touching.  I was motivated by how…

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Visual Studio 2010 RTM and .NET 4.0 now available through DreamSpark, MSDN, MSDN AA, and TechNet

The long awaited developer tooling is here!  The Visual Studio 2010 and .Net Framework 4.0 RTM (Release to Manufacture) is now available through DreamSpark, MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDN AA), MSDN, and TechNet Subscriptions. Join the buzz – Bob Muglia, President, Server & Tools Business announces VS2010 (Watch it Live) Go behind the scenes and listen…

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EDUfun: Microsoft Visual Studio Middle School Power Toys 1.0

Erik Leaseburg has started a new blog called EDUfun to capture the fun and exciting intersection of technology, fun, and education.  While this entry targets Middle School, it is a great tool for any entry level programmer.    The  is a software package created by Microsoft to help middle school students learn about computer programming….

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Visual Studio 2008 Tip of the Day

Sara Ford keeps an excellent blog with a column on Visual Studio 2008 Tip of the Day.  Here’s one you might enjoy:  How to select a Start-Up Project when you have multiple projects in a Solution.  Why would you use multiple projects?  Often you want to a ‘To Release’ project containing what you intend to…

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MIS (Management Information Systems) Resources

I recently visited an MIS department at Baylor University.  Since my background is in engineering and development, I had to do a little homework to determine what functionality would be the right fit for this type of program.  Here are some tools that I found really useful and presented to the faculty there.   Top…

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Windows Mobile Development Samples

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/30taewf4(VS.80).aspx   Calculator Application Sample Provides a simple calculator application for a Pocket PC. Direct3D Mobile UltimateGMan Game Sample Shows how to make a simple two dimensional game with managed mobile Direct3D programming. MSMQ Book Order Application Sample Demonstrates two way communications using message queuing between a device application and a desktop application. Roman Legion…

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AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft

Dan Fernandez announces the availability of an AddOn Studio for World of Warcraft and walks us through the features. Now you can write a WoW addon without getting lost in the scripting.

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Simple Installer using Visual Studio 2005

Martin Schray walks through creating an installer for the Delayed Startup Application using Visual Studio 2005.  This is remarkable easy compared to using InstallShield!Video: Delayed Startup Setup Project  

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