Windows Live tools integration with Visual Studio

With the recent proliferation of the Windows Live services and APIs, Microsoft is taking steps to add the ability to develop Windows Live applications through additions to Visual Studio 2008. A public beta of the Visual Studio Toolkit for Windows Live is expected sometime in October or November. [Read More]

Subtext Security Patch

Phil recently blogged about a newly discovered security vulnerability in the Subtext blogging engine due to a flaw in the way the FCKEditor control was integrated. As far as we know, no one was seriously affected and both a fix and a workaround were found very... [Read More]

New lead for the Visual Studio team

Jason Zander is moving from the .NET team to lead the Visual Studio team. This covers a lot of products: Mobile (VSD and NETCF) Phoenix C++, C#, VB, JavaScript DLR (including IronRuby and IronPython) Office Tools (VSTO/VSTA) the core VS IDE platform Popfly... [Read More]

Phil Haack moving to Microsoft

Even though Phil just recently started working at Koders.com and even more recently became a Microsoft MVP, he’s leaving Koders to move (eventually) a bit farther north and is joining Microsoft to work with Scott Guthrie on the new MVC framework for ASP.NET. He starts... [Read More]

Windows Server on Sun

I never thought it would happen, even when Sun Microsystems started selling Intel based workstations and servers along with their SPARC based systems, but it has. By the end of the year, Sun will start selling its 64-bit x86-based servers with Windows Server preinstalled instead of Solaris. As part... [Read More]