Visual Studio “14” CTP Resources

Try out the Visual Studio “14” CTP, released recently: Downloads: Download the Visual Studio “14” CTP (also available on MSDN subscriber downloads). Alternatively, save some time and use the provided VM in Azure. Blogs & Release Notes: Read announcements by Soma & Brian. Check out the team blogs, including Visual Studio, Web Dev (web tooling),…


Top Support Solutions Blog for IT Pro and Developer Products and Top Support Solutions App

Check out the Top Support Solutions blog, which is  blog that is maintained by Microsoft Support for IT Pro and Developer products. These are the top content solutions Microsoft is providing to their customers to get important issues resolved. Solutions include KB articles, FixIT and hotfix articles, Technet and MSDN articles and blogs, Microsoft forums,…


MSDN Subscribers Azure Credits

MSDN subscribers can enjoy $50/$100/$150 of Azure credits per month – no credit card required. Activate your benefits through the MSDN subscriber portal, sign in with your MSDN credentials, click on "Activate Azure" and follow the prompts.


Chat--Crystal Freese, Innovating Microsoft Windows 8 App Developer

Crystal Freese is a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and will graduate in the spring of 2014 with a BBA in Management Information Systems. Crystal received her first two degrees from Pulaski Technical College in 2012. In early 2013, Crystal became a member of UALR's "Power Team", working closely with Microsoft…


Chat with Patryk Janiszewski, Innovating Microsoft Windows Store, Windows Phone Developer—spotlight in Top Paid, Best Rated, New Releases, DVLUP Leaderboard

Patryk L. Janiszewski served a tour in Kuwait and Iraq with the U.S. Army during Operation Enduring Freedom. As a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Patryk earned his first bachelor's degree in Human Resources in 2011 and is currently seeking a second bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems and a minor…


Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Reaches Final Build Milestone

As of August 1st, the final build of Visual Studio 2012, has been completed!  To celebrate this release, Microsoft will be hosting a Visual Studio 2012 Launch Event on September 12, 2012. Leading up to the official September 12 launch event, on August 15th, MSDN customers will be able to download a trial version of…


Rabeb Othmani, Microsoft Career Factor Idol, Windows Phone 7 Developer, Imagine Cup Winner

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Rabeb Othmani, Microsoft Career Factor Idol Winner in the category of “Windows Phone 7 Developer”. Rabeb is also an Imagine Cup Winner. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Rabeb is a senior computer engineering student at The…


Neil Leslie MS GM on Ballmer, World CIO Forum, the Cloud, MVPs, Best Resources WCF Channel 9 MIX MSDN TechNet, Leadership

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Neil Leslie, General Manager Microsoft Developer & Platform Evangelism Group (DPE), past Vice President of MSIT, Microsoft Corporation. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki Neil Leslie is currently a General Manager helping lead the Platform Evangelism and…