Friday, October 24, 2008

VSTS 2008 Database Edition GDR RC Has Been Released

Wonderful News, VSTS 2008 DB Professional, commonly called Data Dude, has been Released today. The Father of this wonderful product (Gert Drapers) has just announced couple of hours ago in his PDC session that his Team has released the DB pro GDR (General re-Distribution Release).

One of the Most Wonderful features that is coming with this GDR is the SQL Server 2008 support through the usage of the provider Model. Actually this support has begun to be a hot question for many of the SQL Server 2008 early adaptors enterprise customers who uses VSTS as well inside their development Departments
you can download it from the following Link:

It is currently apparent that this release will have a massive changes of the initial DB pro 2008 release. Anyways this is not the GDR Final Release version. The Final Release is Expected to Get release before end of this year (2008).
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Friday, October 03, 2008

Announcement of Visual Studio.NET 2010, and .NET framework 4.0

On 29th of September Microsoft has announced the first CTP of VS.NET code name Rosario under the commercial name of Visual Studio.NET 2010. This version will come along with .NET framework that gives major attention for many new aspects. This includes; Cloud computing which is the real implementation of the S+S (Software + Services), and parallel computing, and multi-touch applications, and Lab Management.

Moreover, it tries to enhance web development experience, code writing, AJAX based applications, and office, and SharePoint Integration, and surely my beloved part; the Team System (I will talk about this in more details at my next coming blogs).

I Invite you to download the CTP and get Impressed as a Coder, Tester, Architect, DB Professional

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