‘Roslyn’ Offers Object Model for Code Generation, Analysis, Refactoring, Scripting

Traditionally, compilers are black boxes — source code goes in one end, and object files or assemblies come out the other end. The Microsoft “Roslyn” community preview changes that model by opening up the VB and C# compilers. Compilers in “Roslyn” provide APIs to allow tools and end-users to share in the wealth of information…

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Videos Show How to Use Asynchronous Programming in Your C#, VB Apps

So many modern applications need to be able to make calls asynchronously. Whenever you have a method call that could take longer than 50 milliseconds, you want to be able to return control to the user so your users does not need to wait for some “long” activity. Those long activities might be retrieving data…

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Channel 9 Goes Native with Show for C++ Developers

C9::GoingNative is a monthly show on Channel 9 focused on native development with an emphasis on C++. It’s brought to you by Charles Torre(C9), Diego Dagum(C++) and Tony Goodhew(VS). The goal is to provide entertainment, education, conversations with native developers across the company and beyond. There will always be a significant segment for programmers. From…

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Target Multiple GPU Architectures with New C++ Accelerated Massive Parallelism

S Somasegar, Developer Division Senior Vice President, announced C++ Accelerated Massive Parallelism (C++ AMP) that helps you target graphics hardware from all the major hardware vendors. The idea is to provide a way you can build out your software on massively parallel to include both GPU and APUs. Soma also announced Microsoft’s intent to make…

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How To, Getting Started Videos for Developers

Windows Azure Windows Azure Platform Training Course The Windows Azure Platform Training Course includes a comprehensive set of technical content including samples, demos, hands-on labs, and presentations that are designed to expedite the learning process for the set of technologies released as part of the Windows Azure Platform. Everything You Need to Know About Azure…

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Whirlwind Screencasts Highlight New Features in C# 4

Stuart Celarier and I continue the set of screencasts on Channel 9 about new language features in C#. It’s a Whirlwind Tour of the important language features of C# 4. Stuart describes each major feature and why it is useful. But he doesn’t get into best practices nor suggested usages. Just the facts about each…

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Download Visual Studio 2010 Keybinding Cards

Microsoft today released reference cards for the default keybindings in Visual Studio 2010 for Visual Basic, Visual C#, Visual C++ and Visual F#. Download, print and use to master the default keybindings of your favorite programming language in Visual Studio 2010.   Bruce D. Kyle ISV Architect Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation   Thanks to microsoftfeed.com

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New Video – How to Embed PowerShell Within a C# Application

Video Link – How to Embed PowerShell Within a C# Application Join James Brundage, Tester from the Windows PowerShell team, and Bruce Kyle for a quick introduction to how embed PowerShell within your C# application.   See how you can easily reference the PowerShell assembly and start embedding PowerShell cmdlets inside of a C# application with PowerShell…

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"Dev 10" Training Online

Shortly after PDC ’09 we put together a hands-on training session in Waltham, MA for some managed ISV partners diving into many of the new technologies around Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010.  We called this session; “Dev 10 Training”.  Below you will find those recorded courses and links to hands on labs which were…

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Visual Studio 2010, .NET 4 Release Date Set

The release date for Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 has been set as April 12 according to a one-line post on a Developer Division’s Marketing and Communications Manager Rob Caron’s blog. Visual Studio 2010 features built-in tools for Windows 7 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010, new drag-and-drop bindings for Silverlight and Windows Presentation Foundation…

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