Microsoft .Net - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21587 en Microsoft and open source: True love or casual fling? http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/microsoft-and-open-source-true-love-or-casual-fling-239945?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft and open source: True love or casual fling?" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Microsoft is declaring itself open, at least when it comes to .Net software development technologies. But that's about as far as the openness goes, at least for the time being.</p> Application Development Microsoft Windows Microsoft .Net Tue, 08 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239945 at http://www.infoworld.com Four things developers should know about the new Microsoft http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/four-things-developers-should-know-about-the-new-microsoft-239914?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="Four things developers should know about the new Microsoft" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>The <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/windows-phone/welcome-the-21st-century-microsoft-took-you-long-enough-239820">changes unleased by the new, post-Ballmer Microsoft on its user and developer base in the past week</a> have been </p> Application Development Microsoft Windows Open Source Software Microsoft Development Environments Microsoft Windows Development Tools Microsoft .Net Open Source Software Windows Phone Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:19:11 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239914 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft opens .Net but misses the point with mobile http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/microsoft-opens-net-misses-the-point-mobile-239867?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/net_future_pod.jpg" alt="Microsoft opens .Net but misses the point with mobile" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>In my last column, I observed that it's possible that <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/open-source-software/microsoft-and-open-source-two-steps-forward-one-step-back-239451">Satya Nadella may be able to lead Microsoft out of the desert Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Open Source Software Microsoft .Net Open Source Software Windows Phone Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Simon Phipps 239867 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft adds .Net compiler to open source offerings http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/microsoft-adds-net-compiler-open-source-offerings-239843?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft adds .Net compiler to open source offerings" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Once viewed as the nemesis of open source -- and probably still seen that way by some -- Microsoft on Thursday nonetheless continued its week of gestures toward the open source community. Application Development Microsoft .Net Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:15:49 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239843 at http://www.infoworld.com One Windows, all devices: The new Microsoft app strategy unveiled http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/one-windows-all-devices-the-new-microsoft-app-strategy-unveiled-239698?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="One Windows, all devices: The new Microsoft app strategy unveiled" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Microsoft today announced its Universal Windows Apps technology, which is intended to streamline the process of building applications that can run on Windows Phones, Xbox game consoles, and the Metro environment in Intel-base</p> Application Development Microsoft Visual Studio Windows 8 Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Windows Phone Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:51:40 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239698 at http://www.infoworld.com Red Hat to take on Microsoft with .Net hosted service http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/red-hat-take-microsoft-net-hosted-service-237792?source=rss_microsoft_.net <p>Challenging Microsoft's Windows Azure on its own turf, Red Hat is ramping up services that would offer Microsoft .Net and SQL Server capabilities on its OpenShift PaaS (platform as a service).</p> <p>Code to enable the Microsoft services is being provided by Uhuru Software, a company started by <a href="http://uhurusoftware.com/team/">a number of former Microsoft executives and engineers</a> that specializes in rendering Microsoft software as cloud services.</p> Cloud Computing Microsoft .Net PaaS Private Cloud SaaS Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:12:42 +0000 admin 237792 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft-backed F# language surges in popularity http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/microsoft-backed-f-language-surges-in-popularity-237689?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Microsoft-backed F# language surges in popularity" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>The Microsoft-backed F# functional programming language is gaining traction, with the platform showing a meteoric year-over-year rise on the Tiobe Programming Community Index gauging language popularity.</p> Application Development Application Development Microsoft .Net Wed, 05 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 237689 at http://www.infoworld.com Mark Russinovich: How Microsoft is building its cloud future http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/mark-russinovich-how-microsoft-building-its-cloud-future-237465?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/microsoft_cloud_blue_2.jpg" alt="Mark Russinovich: How Microsoft is building its cloud future" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> Cloud Computing Hybrid Cloud IaaS Microsoft .Net PaaS SaaS Cloud Computing Mon, 03 Mar 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 237465 at http://www.infoworld.com Developer survey: HTML5 gaining, Windows slipping http://www.infoworld.com/t/html5/developer-survey-html5-gaining-windows-slipping-236188?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/HTML5_hp.jpg" alt="Developer survey: HTML5 gaining, Windows slipping" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>HTML5 developers queried recently by tools vendor Sencha remain dedicated to building apps via Web technologies, even as doubts have been cast on how effective HTML5 is vis à vis native development. Application Development HTML5 Microsoft .Net Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236188 at http://www.infoworld.com Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/visual-basicnet-the-upswing-developers-236082?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/programming_languages_2_hp.jpg" alt="Visual Basic.Net on the upswing with developers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Although programming languages such as Java, Objective-C, and <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/special-report-the-triumph-of-javascript-235098">JavaScript</a> garner the lion's share of attention these day Application Development Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology Microsoft Java Programming JavaScript Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Python Windows Phone Tue, 11 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 236082 at http://www.infoworld.com Salesforce.com courts Microsoft .Net developers with new tools http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/salesforcecom-courts-microsoft-net-developers-new-tools-234880?source=rss_microsoft_.net <p>Salesforce.com has announced a new set of tools aimed at Microsoft .Net developers in a move that acknowledges customers' existing investment in .Net and that could help expand the size of Salesforce.com's developer community.</p> <p>Salesforce.com had already offered .Net developers API-level access to its platform, but the new tools go further, said Wade Wegner, platform advocate, in a <a href="http://blogs.developerforce.com/developer-relations/2014/01/announcing-the-salesforce-toolkits-for-net.html" target="_blank">blog post</a>.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Microsoft .Net Web Services Cloud Computing Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:21:52 +0000 admin 234880 at http://www.infoworld.com App dev 2013: The winners and losers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/app-dev-2013-the-winners-and-losers-232916?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_screen.jpg" alt="The risks and rewards of the age of APIs" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: venimo</p> </em></div><p>The software development landscape in 2013 saw technologies like JavaScript rise to new heights while others -- Java, for example -- maintained their prominence out of sheer inertia.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Mobile Technology devops Microsoft Oracle Samsung Android Java Programming JavaScript Microsoft .Net PaaS Mobile Development Fri, 27 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Galen Gruman 232916 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft 'compiler-as-a-service' project emerging from secrecy http://www.infoworld.com/t/development-environments/microsoft-compiler-service-project-emerging-secrecy-232791?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="https://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_New_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft 'compiler-as-a-service' project emerging from secrecy" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>For more than two years now Microsoft has been working in near-complete silence and secrecy, with only the occasional blip of publicity, on a new compiler technology.</p> Application Development C# Microsoft Microsoft Visual Studio Development Environments Development Tools Microsoft .Net Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:12:07 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 232791 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft reinvents Visual Studio as an Azure cloud service http://www.infoworld.com/t/cloud-computing/microsoft-reinvents-visual-studio-azure-cloud-service-230813?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_Cloud_Efforts_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft reinvents Visual Studio as an Azure cloud service" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Microsoft definitely doesn't want developers to eschew its cloud, that's for sure.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing Microsoft Windows Application Development Microsoft .Net Cloud Computing Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230813 at http://www.infoworld.com Xamarin teams with Microsoft on cross-platform mobile development http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/xamarin-teams-microsoft-cross-platform-mobile-development-230730?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/toolbelt_hp.jpg" alt="Xamarin teams with Microsoft on cross-platform mobile development" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Xamarin is partnering with Microsoft and will announce Wednesday better integration of its development tools with <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/microsoft-rushes-out-early-bird-release-of-visual-studio-2013-21979</p> Application Development Microsoft Microsoft Visual Studio Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:30:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 230730 at http://www.infoworld.com Review: Visual Studio 2013 reaches beyond the IDE http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/review-visual-studio-2013-reaches-beyond-the-ide-230710?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 200px; height: 150px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ed_choice_small.gif" alt="Review: Visual Studio 2013 looks beyond the IDE" width="200" height="150" align="right" /></div> <p>What do you do when you have a market-dominating product built from more than 50 million lines of code with a loyal customer base of subscribers who use it all day, every day, and you want to keep them happy?</p> Application Development Microsoft Windows Application Development Development Environments Development Tools Microsoft .Net Web Development Wed, 13 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Doug Dineley 230710 at http://www.infoworld.com Reality for Windows developers: Users want Android, iOS apps http://www.infoworld.com/t/mobile-development/reality-windows-developers-users-want-android-ios-apps-226578?source=rss_microsoft_.net <p>Windows application developers moving into the mobile realm must grasp the reality that the platforms users want are not necessarily Windows.</p> Application Development Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Wed, 11 Sep 2013 15:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 226578 at http://www.infoworld.com Why Microsoft .Net failed http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/why-microsoft-net-failed-225817?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/2194scr.jpg" alt="Why Microsoft .Net failed" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Fuse</p></em></div> Application Development Application Development Microsoft .Net Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 225817 at http://www.infoworld.com Microsoft, Azul to put open source Java on Azure cloud http://www.infoworld.com/t/java-programming/microsoft-azul-put-open-source-java-azure-cloud-223377?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Cloud_Performance_hp.jpg" alt="Microsoft, Azul to put open source Java on Azure cloud " width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Microsoft's open source subsidiary is partnering with Java virtual machine technology vendor Azul Systems to deliver a build of OpenJDK, the open source <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/java-programming/oracle-hitches-java-intern</p> Application Development Open Source Software Microsoft Java Programming Microsoft .Net Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:44:25 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 223377 at http://www.infoworld.com Developers ramping up for Microsoft Windows Store apps http://www.infoworld.com/t/microsoft-net/developers-ramping-microsoft-windows-store-apps-221818?source=rss_microsoft_.net <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Microsoft_hp.jpg" alt="Developers ramping up for Microsoft Windows Store apps" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Developers are showing interest in building Windows Store (formerly Metro) applications with tablet-style functionality, but the platform is still in its early stages as far as building a base of apps.</p> Application Development Microsoft .Net Mobile Development Fri, 28 Jun 2013 20:47:01 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 221818 at http://www.infoworld.com