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Visual Studio 2013 Preview and .NET 4.5.1 Preview Now Available

June 26, 2013 .NET, .NET Framework, .NET Framework 4.5, ASP.NET, ASP.NET 4.5, Microsoft, Previews, Visual Studio 2013, VisualStudio, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 7.8, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone Store, Windows Store No comments

Microsoft has released the preview version of upcoming Visual Studio 2013 and .NET 4.5.1

DOWNLOAD: Visual Studio 2013 Preview and .NET 4.5.1 Preview .

Read more about this release from Somasekhar’s blog

Visual Studio 2012 Update 3–Released

June 26, 2013 .NET, .NET Framework, .NET Framework 4.5, ASP.NET, ASP.NET 4.5, Microsoft, Microsoft SDKs, Updates, Visual Studio SDK, VisualStudio, VS2012, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8 apps development, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 8.0 SDK, Windows Phone Development, Windows Phone SDK, Windows Phone Store, Windows Store, Windows Store Development 1 comment

Microsoft has released the final of Visual Studio 2012 Update 3.  This update is the latest in a cumulative series of feature additions and bug fixes for Visual Studio 2012.

DOWNLOAD: Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 (Online Installer)

Also you can download the ISO image directly (Offline Installer – 2.08GB)

Additional Packages:

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2012 with Update 3

Agents for Visual Studio 2012 Update 3 Language Pack

Team Explorer Everywhere for Team Foundation Server

Agents for Visual Studio 2012 Update 3

Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 with Update 3

Windows Phone Toolkit–June 2013–Release – v4.2013.06.11

June 13, 2013 .NET, .NET Framework, Microsoft, ToolKits, Updates, VisualStudio, VS2010, VS2012, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 7.1 SDK, Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 7.8, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.0 SDK, Windows Phone Development, Windows Phone SDK, Windows Phone Store, Windows Phone Toolkit No comments

Windows Phone team has released the latest update(v 4.2013.06.11) for Windows Phone Toolkit available through NuGet.

Get it as an NuGet package:  https://nuget.org/packages/WPtoolkit/4.2013.06.11

Find what’s new in Release Notes: https://phone.codeplex.com/releases/view/106971

Visual Studio 2012 Update 2(2012.2)–Final Released

April 4, 2013 .NET, .NET Framework, .NET Framework 4.5, ASP.NET, ASP.NET 4.5, KnowledgeBase, Microsoft, SignalR, Updates, VisualStudio, VS2012, Web API, Windows, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8 apps development, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 7.8, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone Development, Windows Phone Store, Windows Store, Windows Store Development No comments

Microsoft has released the final version of the Visual Studio 2012 – Update 2. You can get more details on release from Somasekhar’s blog: Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 Now Available. Somasekhar is VP of Developer Division at Microsoft. For information about the latest update, see Visual Studio Updates.

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Download Visual Studio 2012 Update 2

other products updates are also available:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server Express 2012
  • IntelliTrace Collector for Visual Studio 2012
  • Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2012
  • Agents for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012
  • Agents for Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Language Pack
  • Courtesy: Microsoft Download Center, MSDN

    Coding4Fun Toolkit v2.0.3 for Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps

    March 21, 2013 .NET, .NET Framework, .NET Framework 4.5, Codeplex, Community, KnowledgeBase, Microsoft, MSDN, Third-Party-Libraries and Frameworks, ToolKits, VisualStudio, VS2010, VS2012, Windows 8, Windows 8 apps development, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 7.1 SDK, Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.0 SDK, Windows Phone Development, Windows Phone SDK, Windows Phone Store, Windows Store, Windows Store Development No comments

    Coding4Fun team has released a new updates for their Windows Phone and Windows 8 controls. There are some interesting controls available for free through codeplex.com.

    Coding4Fun team are major contributors to .NET community including Channel9 video series etc. They always brings up innovation in whatever they do, including set of Kinect based tutorials and sample codes available on Channel9 and Codeplex.

    Here is the list of controls and converters available with this toolkit set provided to you by Coding4Fun Team.

    Controls
    Converters

    The new release includes certain enhancements and bug fixes: (details given below)

    New/Adjustments

    • PreventScrollBinding is included, this will prevents pivot / panorama movements on slider, prompts, …
    • Forced old nuget packages onto new system
    • Slider property change
      • Fill property -> Foreground property
      • Step property -> StepFrequency property

    Bug Fixes

    • Toast Prompt would fail if you had two toasts active at the same time and swiped one away

    You can download and try the latest release bits either through direct download from codeplex or through NuGet package installs.

    Downloads:

    Coding4Fun.Toolkit (Windows Phone 7).zip

    Coding4Fun.Toolkit (Windows Phone 8).zip

    Coding4Fun.Toolkit (Windows Store).zip

    NuGet installs:

    Documentation: http://coding4fun.codeplex.com/documentation

    Microsoft Media Platform – Player Framework for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 updated to version 1.1

    March 5, 2013 .NET, .NET Framework, Codeplex, Community, IIS Smooth Streaming, Microsoft, Microsoft SDKs, MSDN, OpenSource, Streaming Media, VisualStudio, VS2012, Windows, Windows Phone, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.0 SDK, Windows Phone Development, Windows Phone SDK, Windows Phone Store, Windows SDK, Windows Store No comments

    Microsoft Media platform team has recently updated the “Media Player Framework” for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 to version 1.1, which includes few enhancements and fixes.

    “Media Player Framework” helps you in building media applications for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.  The player framework contains an open source framework available for Silverlight, HTML5 and XBox media applications, Windows Phone and Windows applications.  It allows application developers to progressively download and play normal media contents from different download sources and other smooth streaming sources.

    Download the latest framework from Codeplex.com:  http://playerframework.codeplex.com

    Note: This framework is not for Windows Phone 7.x version applications, as it is based on Windows 8 application API’s – which are common for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 versions.