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March 22, 2017
So far, data has been left out of the DevOps discussion. But DevOps for databases could grow if tools like Redgate's bundle embedded in Visual Studio 2017 carry through on their promises.
February 14, 2017
What should we expect from Microsoft Build or //build/ 2017 then? One thing you may notice is that rather than posting this on the Computer Weekly Developer Network (CWDN) column, we have subtly ...
February 02, 2017
Microsoft continues to 'openly' (in all senses) tinker (Redmond would prefer we said refine, augment, extend and finesse) with the mechanics of .NET Core and ASP.NET tooling right now -- and it ...
December 06, 2016
Launched before mobile and cloud computing, the Microsoft .NET framework has gone open source, added tools for cross-platform development, and adopted a common library model.
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