Microsoft released some updates for Visual Studio 2010 today to MSDN subscribers with the public release on March 10th. The following updates are out today:
Visual Studio 2010 SP1:
You can learn more about how Microsoft is improving Visual Studio 2010 on Jason Zander's blog and Scott Guthrie's blog.
TFS-Project Server Integration Feature Pack:
Also available for Visual Studio Ultimate with MSDN subscribers via Download Center today is the TFS-Project Server Integration Feature Pack. Integration between Project Server and Team Foundation Server enables teams to work more effectively together using Visual Studio, Project, and SharePoint and coordinates development between teams using disparate methodologies, such as waterfall and agile, via common data and metrics.
Visual Studio Load Test Feature Pack:
Available to all Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN subscribers. With this feature pack, you can simulate as many virtual users as you need without having to purchase additional Visual Studio Load Test Virtual User Pack 2010 licenses. For more information regarding this new Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate with MSDN benefit, visit the Visual Studio Load Test Virtual User Pack 2010 page.
Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2:
Visual Studio LightSwitch offers a simple way to develop line of business applications for the desktop and cloud. In the coming weeks, Microsoft will make available Visual Studio LightSwitch Beta 2. With this second beta, Microsoft will also enable you to build line of business applications that target Windows Azure and SQL Azure.
You have been hearing a lot about the new Window Phone 7 lately. Did you miss the bubble with iPhone development because you didn’t want to learn a whole new language and framework? Then you're invited to a hands-on event for Windows Phone 7.
Get some help getting your Windows Phone 7 app into the marketplace. You’ll receive everything you need to develop an app—including some good community fun, sample code and templates. You can work individually or collaborate with others as a team.
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Attendees will also receive a special entry card for a chance to win a Windows Phone 7, after your app has been submitted to the marketplace.
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