May 12, 2014 Microsoft kicks off TechEd North America 2014

This morning in Houston, Microsoft kicked off its annual TechEd North America Conference, where more than 11,000 IT professionals and developers gathered to experience the company’s latest enterprise tech offerings. During the keynote, Brad Anderson, CVP, Cloud & Enterprise; Julia White, GM, Microsoft Office Division; and Brian Harry, CVP, Developer Division demonstrated onstage how new… Read more

May 2nd, 2013 News Thursday: Microsoft Releases Windows Azure SDK 2.0 for .NET

  by STB Blogger Announcing the release of Windows Azure SDK 2.0 for .NET Microsoft enables customers to build even better cloud solutions with the release of Windows Azure SDK v2.0 for .NET. These new capabilities include: Web Sites: Visual Studio Tooling updates for Publishing, Management, and for Diagnostics. Cloud Services: Support for the new… Read more

April 14, 2011 News Thursday: Developer Tools at MIX11, Media & Entertainment in the Cloud at NAB, and more Server and Tools News

  MIX2011 Showcases New and Updated Tools for Developers       This year at MIX2011 in Las Vegas, Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the .NET Developer Platform, announced several offerings designed to make Web development easier and more seamless for developers targeting the Web, cloud or phone:   ·        Windows Azure platform: Updates for the… Read more

December 9, 2010 News Thursday: Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1, Windows Azure platform Client Technology Previews … and more Server and Tools news.

Windows Azure Platform Client Technology Previews Now Available As previously announced at PDC 2010, this week, Microsoft is making available limited Community Technology Previews (CTP’s) of SQL Azure Reporting and SQL Azure Data Sync. These capabilities make it easier to move to platform as a service and enhance applications and workloads to take advantage of… Read more

October 28, 2010 News Thursday: PDC Edition

Platform as a service is where developers and businesses will ultimately see the true value of the cloud, and the OS for Platform as a service is Windows Azure.  The Windows Azure platform, comprised of Windows Azure and SQL Azure, is supported by a rich set of development tools, management, and services from Microsoft. It’s… Read more

Microsoft Releases WebMatrix Beta 2

Today, Microsoft continued to reinforce its investment in the Microsoft Web Platform by releasing beta 2 of WebMatrix. WebMatrix was first announced in July, and is a free tool that gives developers the ability to create new sites, by either writing the code themselves, or by using existing free open source software applications. WebMatrix also… Read more

Developer News Updates

Today, Microsoft announced one of the most significant updates to its developer offerings and roadmap vision in years. Today’s announcements include: Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 Beta 2 availability – Available to MSDN subscribers today! General availability will follow on October 21st.  To download the beta, visit http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/default.aspx. Launch date for Visual Studio… Read more

SQL Server August CTPs Roll Out Continues – Download SQL Azure Database, SQL Server StreamInsight

We are excited to announce today that Microsoft has released the next wave of August community technology previews (CTPs), including SQL Azure Database, SQL Server Driver for PHP 1.1 and SQL Server StreamInsight August CTP for TechNet and MSDN subscribers. The CTPs will be available on August 19th for public trial.   SQL Server StreamInsight… Read more

Microsoft’s JavaOne Keynote & Sun’s participation in Apache “Stonehenge”

During today’s keynote at JavaOne, Microsoft’s Steven Martin and Dan’l Lewin will be joined on stage by Sun Microsystems’ Aisling MacRunnels to talk about the latest work the companies are doing to deliver interoperable application platforms that span on-premise and cloud computing, and enable customers to leverage their existing investments in Microsoft and Sun technologies…. Read more

Tech•Ed: Microsoft Delivers New Wave of Technologies to Help Businesses Thrive in Today’s Economy

Microsoft Tech•Ed North America 2009 kicked off today with announcements of new technologies that enable IT professionals and developers to help their organizations save money and improve efficiencies during difficult economic times. As part of today’s news, Microsoft Corp. announced that the company is anticipating that the next version of its client operating system, Windows… Read more