The company has signed $4 billion worth of cloud computing customer agreements in the last two months.
Windows and Mac developers are encouraged to upgrade their Git clients immediately.
The company says it is catching up to Salesforce.com.
Development expertise features prominently on the list of hottest job skills.
Could next year be the "year of big data"?
The tool makes it easy to review code in a variety of repositories.
Orleans is best known as the programming model for Halo 4.
Defect density rates decreased for Hadoop and other popular projects.
HockeyApp capabilities will be coming to Visual Studio and Visual Studio Online.
In 20 percent of cases, problem with the interface kills the project.
The changes will roll out over the next month.
Companies can now access the same software Salesforce uses to power AppExchange.
The language is getting a couple of new operators, string interpolation and multiline strings.
The platform includes tools for securing IoT networks.
The offering includes professional consultancy services as well as cloud computing services.