Investments for data-centric applications and services

I’m really excited about a couple of great new products to help developers be more productive in their day-to-day lives: the Entity Framework Beta 3 and the ASP.NET Extensions Preview.   With today’s Beta 3 release of the ADO.NET Entity Framework, we are providing a platform for developers to use LINQ against any back end… Read more

Are There Really Any “Web Developers"

Seems like a strange question, but it’s been a topic of discussion in different forms within Microsoft recently.  It might not be as much fun as trying to make them a unique audience, but it might be a more realistic view of the fact that the web has permeated development to the point where it’s no… Read more

Innovating on Web Capabilities

Microsoft has continued to innovate on its Web development capabilities, one of the five core capabilities in our Application Platform portfolio, to better align with our customers’ business needs. Some of the products in this area are Silverlight, .NET Framework, ASP .NET and others.  Check out Scott Guthrie and Soma’s blogs yesterday for the latest… Read more