A beta of the next version of Microsoft's Visual Studio and other new tools for Windows developers are expected to get updates in November.
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Microsoft's developer outreach is taking a new turn in the new 'cloud first, mobile first' world with hackfests for enterprise developers.
Microsoft is planning some serious changes to Outlook for Mac and the developer of a setup script wants some feedback before he heads to Redmond.
Microsoft withdrew support for Windows XP in April. That's been the cue for some in the developer community to work on new service packs for the elderly operating system.
Microsoft has acquired SyntaxTree, the developer of the UnityVS plug-in for Visual Studio.
Microsoft, Apple and Google have all made big announcements at their developer conferences. What do they mean for developers and how we design and build applications?
Microsoft is making available for download a first Developer Channel release of Internet Explorer, which provides an early sneak peek of some next-generation IE features.
Microsoft is getting closer to making Windows Phone 8.1 available publicly. The company will launch the first phone preloaded with WP 8.1, the Lumia 630, this week in Asia.
Microsoft didn't unveil a single new on-premises product at its TechEd 2014 show. But company officials still had a message for the core IT pro/developer audience not yet sold on the cloud.
Zoho and others have ended integration with LinkedIn after the business social media company decided on two developer partners in the CRM industry: Microsoft and Salesforce.
Windows Phone 8.1 is available as a Developer Preview and the new and improved Word Flow keyboard with shape writing is stunning. Microsoft researchers took an amazing keyboard and made it even better.
Technology arm of Hong Kong property developer, Sun Hung Kai Properties, says construction of its data center is going ahead as planned, despite Google's decision last week to abandon its own facility in the Chinese territory.
Microsoft may be holding its near-annual Build developer conference in San Francisco again next year, just in time for the debut of Windows Phone 8.1 and the expected next update to Windows 8.1.
Microsoft is continuing to flesh out its Bing developer platform with a new speech-recognition control, allowing coders to add speech input to their Windows 8 apps.
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 Update 3 will be arriving on new and existing Windows Phones over the coming weeks and months, while a new dev preview program kicks off immediately.
Microsoft is dead set against giving Windows 8.1 to developers before the general public. But how can a developer make the best of a bad situation...?
One more step toward unification: Microsoft has revamped its MSDN developer portal, providing Windows, Web, cloud and mobile developers with more consistent cross-platform experience.
Microsoft is making available for download immediately a test build of its IE11 browser for Windows 7, along with various new dev tools and discounts.
Does a common Windows core across phone, PC/tablet and entertainment console mean there also will be a single store across these platforms? Not yet, if ever.
Microsoft browser comes bearing WebGL, new developer tools, network prioritisation, and battery improvements.
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