March 10, 2011 News Thursday: Visual Studio Updates, BI Customer Spotlight, and more Server and Tools News…

S. Somasegar Announces Updates to Visual Studio Family at TechEd MEA on March 8 On March 8, S. Somasegar keynoted at TechEd MEA in Dubai, where he announced a variety of updates to the Visual Studio product family. News included updates to Visual Studio Service Pack 1 (SP1), Team Foundation Server (TFS) Project Server Integration… Read more

Microsoft STB Products Recognized as Industry Winners in 2010

Looking back at 2010, the Server and Tools Business yielded numerous product announcements throughout the year. As a result, several publications have identified Server and Tools products as industry winners in annual product awards. Check out the great accomplishments STB products earned in a handful of industry awards this year: Identity Lifecycle Manager took home… 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

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

More Good News for Visual Studio Team System

  This is truly an exciting time for developers and development organizations who are using or evaluating Microsoft’s ALM tooling.  Over the last few months Jason Zander, GM for Visual Studio has been sharing updates about Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2008 and 2010; most recently sharing the new UI for Visual Studio 2010.  Today… Read more

VSLive! provides updates on Visual Studio 2010 and a partnership with Quest Software

Today at VSLive! during his keynote, Jason Zander, GM of Visual Studio for the Developer Division at Microsoft made two announcements about increasing developer efficiency with the next version of Visual Studio and provided an update on the community’s response to Visual Studio 2008.  News included:   ·         A first look at the completely redesigned… Read more

TechEd EMEA- Latest Innovations from Microsoft Help Developers Build Better Applications, Faster

During the keynote address at Microsoft TechEd EMEA 2008 Developers, Jason Zander, General Manager of the Developer Division at Microsoft Corp., highlighted how Microsoft is dramatically simplifying everyday development tasks through recently released technologies, such as Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, and the forthcoming Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET… Read more

Microsoft announces Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0

Microsoft today provided the first look at Visual Studio 2010 and the .NET Framework 4.0, as well as an in-depth look at Visual Studio Team System (VSTS) 2010 (previously code named “Rosario”).  The Visual Studio 2010 release will focus on several key areas, including: riding the next generation platform wave, inspiring developer delight, powering breakthrough… Read more