Archive for the ‘.Net’ Category

Microsoft has announced the release of VisualStudio 2005 Service Pack 1. It can be downloaded from here.

Following are some of the features of this update:

  • New processor support (e.g., Core Duo) for code generation and profiling
  • Performance and scale improvements in Team Foundation Server
  • Team Foundation Server integration with Excel 2007 and Project 2007
  • Tool support for occasionally connected devices and SQL Server Compact Edition
  • Additional support for project file based Web applications
  • Windows Embedded 6.0 platform and tools support
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    Redfive labs has announced that they will soon be releasing  beta of .Net Compact framework on Symbian Series 60 devices.Though it still needs to be seen how is it performance / feature wise.But it indeed is big step to make Symbian developer friendly.

    Series 60 are hugely popular devices,according to some estimates it has more then 50% of market share.But Symbian C++ has quite a bit of learning curve.Similarly .net compact framework is very popular with its ease of programming and application portability.So if RedLabs manages to pull it off then it indeed would be music to the ears of Operators and Manufacturers and of-course developers.

    As they say the proof of pudding is in eating it..:-).So we would know the reality once it is out in beta.To get to know more about this and participate in beta,check the RedLabs link.

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