VB Goes Mobile: Announcing “Visual Basic for Windows Phone Developer Tools – RTW"

With the release of Windows Phone Developer Tools in September, and the availability of Windows Phone 7 devices in stores, the Windows Phone platform is growing. Today marks another milestone in the progression of Windows Phone. Today we are announcing Visual Basic for Windows Phone Developer Tools – RTW. This release doubles the developer audience… Read more

Visual Basic 2010 is here!

It was a very exciting time this week, with the launch of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET 4. On April 12th, 5 launch events took place around the world in Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Bangalore, London and Las Vegas. The video from Bob Muglia’s VS 2010 Launch keynote is now available on-demand. The agenda for day… Read more

Announcing Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2!

There were a lot of Microsoft announcements that happened yesterday! Many of these happened during Steve Ballmer’s keynote at the SharePoint Developers Conference (Video, Twitter). Here is the list: Visual Studio 2010 Beta 2 and compatible versions of IronRuby/IronPython Visual Studio 2010 Tools for SharePoint (Keynote, Dev Center) New Visual Studio logo and brand (blue… Read more

History of Microsoft Video: Bill Gates Talks about Altair Basic (Lisa Feigenbaum)

A few months ago, Tina started a great series on Channel9 that walks through the history of Microsoft, year by year: The History of Microsoft In the first episode, Bill Gates talks about what it was like to build Altair Basic. He actually shows the tape that represents the instructions for Basic! Lots of rare… Read more