.NET Developments:

February, 2008


February 11, 2008  12:39 PM

TFS to the rescue — almost

Brein Matturro Profile: Brein Matturro

(Editor's note: This is the first blog post by Christopher Yager, who will be writing on the .NET Developments blog from time to time. Yager is chief software architect at GLD Solutions Inc. and is currently using .NET...

February 11, 2008  10:14 AM

Yahoo rejects Microsoft’s offer

Brian Eastwood Profile: Brian Eastwood

Yahoo announced today that it has rejected Microsoft's acquisition offer of $31 a share. Given that no other bidders have emerged, this could simply mean that Yahoo wants to drive up the price. It could also mean that Yahoo thinks it can go it alone. It could also mean that Yahoo wants to merge...


February 8, 2008  5:26 PM

As the Microsoft-Yahoo world turns, Part 3 of n

Brian Eastwood Profile: Brian Eastwood

Here's the latest entry in what promises to be a lengthy series on the Microsoft-Yahoo megastory.


February 8, 2008  10:10 AM

Interactive Builds with TFS

Yuval Shavit Profile: YuvalShavit

Steve Porter at Imaginet Academy has been working to get Team Foundation Server (TFS) up and running, and one of his tasks was to take an existing project and migrate it over. His former build was using a couple of tasks from the MSBuild Community Tasks Project (specifically the StopServices and...


February 7, 2008  11:32 AM

They could have told me

Brein Matturro Profile: Brein Matturro

(Editor's note: This is the first blog post by Chris Madsen, who will be writing on the .NET Developments blog from time to time. Madsen is a consultant who programs in Visual Basic and Visual Studio 2005. Her first few posts will cover the ups and downs of migrating from...


February 6, 2008  10:25 AM

JNI for MSMQ

Yuval Shavit Profile: YuvalShavit

A JNI library for MSMQ has just been added to the collection of downloadable software on CodePlex. It is basic, and will grow depending on peoples' interest. The library allows Java applications to connect to


February 6, 2008  9:26 AM

As the Microsoft-Yahoo world turns, Part 2 of n

Brian Eastwood Profile: Brian Eastwood

Now that a few days have passed since Microsoft made its bid to buy Yahoo, the dust is beginning to settle, and news is trickling in slowly enough that it is not engulfing...


February 5, 2008  5:35 PM

Getting a daily dose of .NET perspective

Brian Eastwood Profile: Brian Eastwood

It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world. Nice, neat, ordered lists of what matters most are therefore wonderful. Chris Alcock is a British software developer who has taken it upon himself to write a morning roundup of .NET software releases, tutorials and general community news. He started last month and,...


February 4, 2008  10:54 AM

Lang.NET Day 3 considers, Ruby, Moonlight, Cobra

Yuval Shavit Profile: YuvalShavit

Ruby was first at bat on Day 3 of the Lang.NET in Redmond. Wayne Kelly and Jon Lam both presenting. Jon Lam’s IronRuby session was a status update on where the project stands, and how Lam’s Microsoft group intends to get to 1.0. He said his group has...


February 1, 2008  10:26 AM

Wow — Microsoft offers nearly $45 billion for Yahoo

Brian Eastwood Profile: Brian Eastwood

Woke up to some stunning news this morning -- Microsoft made an unsolicited offer to buy Yahoo for $44.6 billion. That works out to $31 a share, which is a 62% premium on the closing price of Yahoo stock last night ($19.18). As 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


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