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April 28, 2009  8:37 PM

MSDN rolls out code search for CodePlex projects

Posted by: YuvalShavit
.NET programming downloads, Development

Microsoft unveiled this week, with relatively little fanfare, a new feature on MSDN that lets developers search code samples. Users can go to a dedicated MSDN code search page to enter their queries or click on the "Code Search" button at the...

March 31, 2009  9:18 PM

Developing Windows 7 apps in managed code

Posted by: YuvalShavit
.NET programming downloads, Microsoft Windows, Windows 7

Windows 7 has some great new UI improvements. I use it as my main (in fact, only) OS at home, and I downright miss it when I come to the office and muddle through on my XP laptop. I haven't felt like this about a windowing system since I discovered

March 23, 2009  5:19 PM

MIX09 recap: plenty for developers, designers

Posted by: YuvalShavit
.NET programming downloads, Internet Explorer, Silverlight, Web applications

It's sometimes hard at a conference to see the forest for the trees. With two-hour keynotes and session after session, it's not easy to keep perspective on what's big and what's ancillary. And so, now that I'm back in Boston and recovered from the redeye, here's my take on last week. Most of the...

January 21, 2009  10:47 AM

Windows 7: The new Mojave

Posted by: YuvalShavit
Client applications

Microsoft's "Mojave Experiment" was an interesting case of managing expectations. Convinced that Vista OS had gotten the short shrift, Microsoft demoed its next OS, Mojave, to a slew...

January 12, 2009  2:44 PM

Mono brings C# to the iPhone, Wii

Posted by: YuvalShavit
C#, Mobile applications

Mono is best known as an open source implementation of .NET, but as we mentioned in our coverage of Mono...

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January 7, 2009  10:31 AM

Ja.NET: A Java compiler for .NET CLR

Posted by: YuvalShavit
.NET-Java Interoperability

Early last month I wrote an article about Java application frameworks being ported to .NET. The piece caused a

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November 21, 2008  6:00 AM

News roundup: Microsoft will not buy Yahoo!, MLB won’t use Silverlight

Posted by: YuvalShavit
General Microsoft news, The Microsoft-Yahoo saga

Here's the Microsoft news we've been seeing around the Web.... Steve Ballmer emphasized on Wednesday that talks of Microsoft buying Yahoo! are...

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June 19, 2008  11:21 AM

Microsoft Parallel Extensions to .NET Framework 3.5 arrive as new CTP

Posted by: YuvalShavit
.NET programming downloads

Microsoft parallel extensions to .NET have undergone an update in the form of a new Community Technology Preview. Included are Coordination Data Structures, now part of the extensions. Coordination Data Structures join Parallel...

May 5, 2008  10:34 AM

Yahoo! It’s over!

Posted by: YuvalShavit
The Microsoft-Yahoo saga

Microsoft has abandoned its effort to purchase Yahoo for $44.6 billion. Yahoo vigorously rebuffed the offer, first launched in February. In announcing the withdrawn offer, Microsoft CEO Steve...

April 24, 2008  3:43 PM

Microsoft LiveMesh Cloud and Yahoo

Posted by: YuvalShavit
General Microsoft news, The Microsoft-Yahoo saga

Microsoft's recent discussion of mesh computing raises a few questions. For some details on what it is, go to the LiveMesh pages. The company has rattled about a lot of ‘Live" initatives, but this may be the first one...

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