Visual Basic, just like Visual Studio, will be skipping directly from version 12 to version 14. Though many of these features are also new to C#, there are quite a few enhancements meant specifically to smooth some of VB’s rough edges. Here are some of the more interesting we were able to find.
MetaModel - an Apache Incubator project – is a Java library used to browse, query and update various types of data stores including traditional SQL databases, unusual stores such as CSV or Excel, or the more modern NoSQL stores in a uniform and programmatic way.
We spoke with Chris Patterson, Senior Program Manager Team Foundation Server about the role of automated builds and continuous delivery in modern application development. 1
InfoQ met with Microsoft's Jason Zander to discuss the arrival of Visual Studio 2012 and to take a look at what developers can expect from the product in the future.
“Agile Software Engineering with Visual Studio” is a new book that provides a deep-dive into the Visual Studio-TFS features that can help Agile teams manage their application lifecycle better 4
We talked with Martin Odersky, Chairman, Chief Architect and co-founder of Typesafe, about Scala.Net, the version of Scala that support .Net as well as about Scala in general.
During the first week of May InfoQ went to Redmond for an informal meeting to discuss emerging trends. These are the raw notes shared within our editorial staff. 2
Yiyi Sun, creator of the Git Source Control Provider for VS, introduces developers to creating extensions for Visual Studio 2010 and on publishing them via Microsoft’s Visual Studio Gallery.
.NET 4 introduces several tools which help build an application-independent SOA data repository. This article explores those tools and how they help make SOA data services flexible and unintrusive. 2