Final Beta of Visual Studio .Net 2003 Ships
Along with the beta, Microsoft will ship the final version of its .Net Compact Framework targeted at device developers.Microsoft Corp. on Monday announced the final beta of its Visual Studio .Net 2003 productformerly known by the code name "Everett"and released its .Net Compact Framework and a new Web service with Kinkos Inc. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft made the announcements at the Comdex show in Las Vegas. "With Windows .Net Server 2003 and Visual Studio 2003, Microsoft is delivering the ultimate developer platform," said Dan Hay, a Visual Studio .Net lead product manager at Microsoft.
And with the release of the .Net Compact Framework, Microsoft is targeting device developers. "Were rounding out the platform so developers can target cell phones and handhelds, all the way up to the enterprise," Hay said.