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Apple Swift follows familiar path to .Net and Android

Silver lets developers use a common language across multiple platforms, but it is not a cross-platform technology

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New features in ASP.Net 5

Build cross-platform, high-performance modern web applications with ASP.Net 5

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Microsoft backs Java for cross-platform mobile apps

Developers can write in their favorite Java IDE, and JUniversal will translate it to the appropriate language for the platform

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Microsoft .Net's execution engine goes open source

Microsoft opens up wider with the release of CoreCLR, the execution engine in .Net Core

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New features and enhancements in .Net Framework 4.5

Significant improvements in .Net Framework 4.5

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Good news, Java developers: Everyone wants you

IT jobs site Dice.com stays flush with Java employment opportunities; security and .Net skills are also in high demand

Video: Get ready for ASP.Net 5 and Visual Studio 2015's mobile, cloud dev future

Microsoft is packing lots of new features into its key developer tools; here's what to look for

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Microsoft turned the ship in 2014

With new leadership and aggressive moves in cloud and open source, Microsoft is on a much better course than it was a year ago

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Microsoft expands its .Net open source plans

Microsoft will leverage NuGet package technology as part of its open source effort, though some developers feel the move is too little, too late

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Microsoft's open source .Net still can't match open source Java

Java has a major head start, and Microsoft's limited open source strategy could be too little too late

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Microsoft: 'Nobody loves developers more than us'

Sharing? At Microsoft? It's more likely than you think, according to Microsoft Developer Evangelist Matt Thompson

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Microsoft must finish the job of opening .Net

Microsoft's open developer strategy is amazing and welcome news. But the company must still bite the bullet and make peace with open source

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Microsoft open-sources server-side .Net, launches Visual Studio 2015 preview

In a dramatic shift, Microsoft takes a big step into open source, with the aim of spreading Microsoft development across iOS, Android, OS X, and Linux

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Microsoft open-sources .Net server-side cloud stack

The company is embarking on a broad-based strategy for mobile and cloud development, including major upgrades to Visual Studio

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Microsoft Roslyn compiler project will boost C#, Visual Basic

Microsoft lays out plans, features, and cuts for Roslyn compiler project

Splunk's log analysis framework adds C#, .Net tools

The new tools leverage recently added features and allow Splunk to be accessed in cross-platform development

Aphid brings embeddable scripting to .Net

C-style language inspired by JavaScript leverages C# and F# and enables building of DSLs

14 excellent reasons to use F#

F# makes it easy to write concise code to solve complex problems on all the major desktop and mobile platforms, primarily using functional programming

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