The Visual Studio 2013 update provides bug fixes and support for versions of Internet Explorer before IE 10, among other things.
Transact-SQL, the language behind SQL Server, was named language of 2013 by the TIOBE Index.
Microsoft will team with Facebook and Hortonworks on hackathons on social and big data issues in the coming weeks.
Microsoft is expected to hold its Build 2014 conference in April in San Francisco, according to a report.
Less than a month after officially launching Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio Online, Microsoft delivered updates of both products.
JNBridge announced a new version of JNBridgePro, its flagship Java to .NET interoperability tool.
For holiday reading, "Dogfight, How Apple and Google Went to War and Started a Revolution" offers a juicy insider look at the mobile industry.
Microsoft has released Node.js Tools for Visual Studio, a new, open-source Visual Studio plug-in for node.js developers.
A recent survey indicates that the number of developers supporting Windows Phone will double in 2014.
Microsoft announced a unified registration experience for both Windows and Windows Phone developers.
Symplified and Xamarin announced a partnership to provide mobile developers with user authentication and single sign-on for native mobile applications.
The OSGi Alliance announced a new specification development process that increases transparency and openness with the developer community.
Hoping to reach out to San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley developers, Microsoft is holding its Build 2013 dev conference in SF – its first there in over 15 years.