Visual Basic Now Available For Windows Phone Devs

Microsoft said today it is allowing developers to release applications for Windows Phone 7 in Visual Basic. Microsoft said the initial release of the Visual Basic add-on for the Windows Phone Developer Tools requires Visual Studio 2010 Professional or higher; Visual Studio 2010 Express for Windows Phone is not supported. This release is only for… Continue reading Visual Basic Now Available For Windows Phone Devs

Windows 7 Phone Details Emerge

Earlier this week, announcements concerning the Windows 7 series of phones created a lot of excitement.  These actually look like they might be cool, popular devices, brought to the public courtesy of Microsoft.  And now, a few details regarding what this means for developers have emerged. Kevin McLaughlin wrote, “The Windows Phone 7 development platform… Continue reading Windows 7 Phone Details Emerge

To Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or Not To Upgrade – That Is the Question

It was no surprise that the new version was greeted with much aplomb and also a heavy degree of skepticism. I am referring to Microsoft’s latest IE upgrade and new browser – Internet Explorer 8. The update has been downloaded by web users whom prefer to use IE. Firefox users are just plain anti-Bill Gates,… Continue reading To Upgrade to Internet Explorer 8 or Not To Upgrade – That Is the Question