The Microsoft Open Technologies team announced the support for Cordova tools in Visual Studio 2013.
In line with the Cloud First strategy, the Microsoft Azure team is aggressively working towards creating a Connected Systems and Devices platform using the Azure Service Bus, called the Microsoft Azure Intelligent Systems Service.
Explore some of the API Management capabilities that Microsoft Azure brings to the table.
Microsoft Azure has recently announced support for Redis Cache and the applications in Azure can leverage it as a high performance caching platform.
Explore how to use Breeze syntax to create powerful HTTP services with Web API.
Learn how to leverage Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 to create effective marketing strategies and run efficient campaigns.
Learn how the Open Web Interface for .NET (OWIN) can help solve some performance challenges and provide greater control in porting and hosting applications between different platforms.
AppHarbor is a hosted .NET Platform as a Service that can scale your ASP.NET and ASP.NET MVC applications in the cloud. Learn more about how it can assist you with your development efforts.
There is some good news for Visual Studio enthusiasts looking to develop web applications using Node.js. The Visual Studio team (with help from the community contributors) recently released the support for Node.js in Visual Studio 2013.
The world of HTML5 hybrid app development frameworks just got hotter with the beta release of Ionic Actinium.
Team Foundation Server (TFS) Analytics can aid a retrospective discussion, and, more interestingly, be used as a form of gamification to bring in a bit of competitiveness amongst peers.
Having an effective worker role design can help you better understand the efficiency of background services.
Explore how to design your ASP.NET Web API controllers to be deployed as a Mobile Service.