Less than a year ago, I gave you a quick overview of the many investments we made to debugging and profiling in Visual Studio 2013 RTM and got some great feedback from you about what we’d done. Now, with Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC available for download, I wanted to run you through the enhancements we have made since last summer. We’ve done a lot, so this summary post mostly links to other posts. I wanted to talk about two of the larger efforts we’ve made first: the Performance and Diagnostics hub (from where you can
run tools such as the HTML UI Responsiveness tool, XAML UI Responsiveness tool, and Energy Consumption tool) and the ability to analyze .NET memory dumps. With the Performance and Diagnostics hub, you now have the capability to run more than one tool at a time and look at the results in a combined view, so that you can cross-correlate activity from one tool with activity from another (e.g. "I can see that while my CPU was doing X, my UI was doing Y"). We’ve also introduced a new CPU Usage tool, for seeing where your...(Read whole news on source site)
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella introduces Azure Intelligent Systems Service and Analytics Platform System.
Microsoft enterprise users now have until August, instead of May, to move to the 'Update' versions of Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Embedded 8.1 in order to continue to receive future fixes and updates.
Microsoft has cut the hefty prices it has been charging for Custom Support Agreements via which large enterprises can continue to receive updates and fixes for Windows XP.
With the expiration of Microsoft support for Windows XP, there is a possibility that some VB6 developers will have to move to VB.Net. I do not know if this is actually true but regardless, I am interesting in helping current VB6 users move to VB.Net. However, rather than guess what the most important issues that VB6 developers experience when they try to move to VB.Net, I would like you to tell me. Please use the comments section of this post to give me an idea of the main “pain points” you have experienced when moving from VB6
to VB.Net. Your comments will help me focus on the really important stuff. Thanks … bill...(Read whole news on source site)
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