Windows 8 Consumer Preview and Visual Studio 11 Beta now available

  The Windows 8 Consumer Preview and the Visual Studio 11 Beta now available see below for more info and links   – Visual Studio 11 Beta & .NET 4.5 Beta Announcement by Jason Zander [Downloads] – Windows 8 Consumer Preview Announcement by Steven Sinofsky [Download] Terry Clancy


Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5 Beta

  Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET 4.5 Beta are planned to be released  in just a few days, on February 29th, 2012.  For more detail refer to the following links   S. Somasegar Blog The Road to Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET Framework 4.5 Beta Jason Zander Blog Sneak Preview of Visual Studio…


Microsoft Announces Reduced Pricing on SQL Azure and New 100MB Database Option

Microsoft has lowered the price of SQL Azure and introduced a 100MB database option. Customers will realize 48% to 75% savings for databases larger than 1GB.  The 100MB DB option enables customers to get started using SQL Azure at half of the previous price, while still providing the full range of features including: high availability,…


Building Windows for the ARM processor architecture

I don’t know about you, but I have had a ton of questions about Windowson ARM and how will it work and what will it do.  Since this is one of thebiggest things we have done in our history as a Company, the blog below justdone by Steven Sinofsky is an important one for you…


Microsoft Key Tools and Resources for Microsoft Developers

Ver13 Last updated 15th March 2012 Working with Developers I often get asked where to find downloads and learning resources.  Here is a list that I have compiled that contains most of the resources that I know of on Microsoft properties. Let me know if you have any corrections or additions.  I am limiting to…