Tag Archives: Microsoft

Visual Studio 2019 – What’s new

April 2, 2019! Visual Studio 2019 is out. Amazing news. What to expect? A lot of things. I hope you can take some time and check by yourself. Among other things, we will have support for: Improved IntelliSense performance for C++ files Local development with many common emulators Simplified test access in Solution Explorer Git management and repo creation in the […]

Microsoft Connect Event 2016

Nov 16 – 18 is seeing Microsoft ConnectLive event being streamed.   Catch the videos by clicking the picture below.  

20 of the top C# language questions answered

I love the C# Language. I enjoy learning the various material out there from the different versions which treats about the language details and intricacies. If you are starting with the language, you might want to try coming with answers to the following questions. Also check the link at the bottom for a great discussion […]

New CEO Satya Nadella’s memo to Microsoft employees

Below is the memo that new Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadela sent to the employees, today Wednesday Feb 5, 2014. Check out Nadella’s full memo to employees below: From: Satya Nadella To: All Employees Date: Feb. 4, 2014 Subject: RE: Satya Nadella – Microsoft’s New CEO Today is a very humbling day for me. It reminds […]

A text every software engineer should skim or even read…

The following text, by Neal Stephenson, a long but very nice read, is a commentary on why the proprietary operating systems business is unlikely to remain profitable in the future because of competition from free software. …This is “the Word” — one man’s word, certainly — about the art (and artifice) of the state of our computer-centric existence…. In […]

Microsoft Research: A cute and nice place.

This is a post I took from Mashable about Microsoft Research. Sometimes I think I know how Microsoft feels. It’s the older, more well-established guy living and working amongst a bunch of scruffy, young startup types who have big ideas, take huge risks and are the embodiment of cool. When I asked people on Twitter […]

One more way Microsoft will engage with the open source and standards communities

Jean Paoli, Senior Director of XML Architecture at Microsoft, is one of the co-creators of the XML 1.0 standard with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and has been a significant player in the worldwide XML community since 1985, when the technology was still known as SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language). He helped start the […]