January 2007 - Visual Studio: Developers Speak Up
Readers tell us what they love, and, well, don't love about Visual Studio, all so we can tell Microsoft how to make the next round of products better. An interview with Microsoft's Rob Caron who spends his days (and probably nights) trying to keep developers up-to-speed. Columns on Microsoft tools; SOAs past and future; selective offshoring; the road to Vista; 1105 Redmond Media Groups's acquistion of Visual Studio Magazine; and more ...
While Jan. 30 is the promised date for Windows Vista's and Office 2007's availability to consumers, the company is actually holding the launch gala in New York the day before on Jan. 29.
Just as the holidays kicked off, Microsoft shipped the latest community technology preview of Windows "Longhorn" Server.