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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

Microsoft's new open source ASP.Net can run on Linux, OS X

Programmer shows Microsoft's ASP.Net vNext Web framework can run on Linux and OS X -- with some work

Best starter programming language? 8 top picks of developers

Programmers weigh in on why each of these popular first coding languages is the best one for beginners

With CShell, C# developers can bypass Visual Studio more often

After two years, the open source real-time code evaluator may finally see the light of day

Microsoft and open source: True love or casual fling?

Microsoft is lavishing lots of love on open source .Net technologies, but open source Windows is another matter

Four things developers should know about the new Microsoft

Microsoft's new open source and platform initiatives present many options and challenges -- here's what developers need to know

Microsoft opens .Net but misses the point with mobile

Unprecedented change continues to flow from Microsoft. But does the company really 'get it'?

Microsoft adds .Net compiler to open source offerings

After open-sourcing its JavaScript technology, Microsoft does likewise with Roslyn project and forms .Net Foundation

One Windows, all devices: The new Microsoft app strategy unveiled

Metro apps will share the same runtime, so developers can create one app to run on all Windows devices

Red Hat to take on Microsoft with .Net hosted service

Through a partnership with Uhuru, Red Hat will offer Microsoft .Net and SQL Server as cloud services

Microsoft-backed F# language surges in popularity

The functional programming language, ranked 69th a year ago, threatens to crash the top 10 in Tiobe's rankings

Mark Russinovich: How Microsoft is building its cloud future

In an exclusive interview, Mark Russinovich opens the hood of Windows Azure and discusses how IT should prepare for its inevitable cloud transition

Developer survey: HTML5 gaining, Windows slipping

In Sencha poll, developers say they want to build with HTML5 technologies, while desktop interest dips

Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers

Microsoft programming language climbs into the top 10 of monthly Tiobe language popularity index

Salesforce.com courts Microsoft .Net developers with new tools

New toolkits go further than the existing API access Salesforce.com had provided

App dev 2013: The winners and losers

JavaScript, APIs, and PaaS advance; Samsung tries to stand out; and Java and .Net become legacy platforms

Microsoft 'compiler-as-a-service' project emerging from secrecy

'Roslyn' under development since 2011, and recent Microsoft blog post hints rewrite of Visual Basic and C# compilers could preview soon

Microsoft reinvents Visual Studio as an Azure cloud service

Updated Microsoft IDE for .Net 4.5.1, Visual Studio Online, runs on Windows Azure, sports pre-release version of in-browser IDE

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