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The BPT team is hiring...

If you want to make a difference to a lot of people—users and developers alike—working...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 03/01/2011

Windows Azure Tools and Live Framework Tools Refreshed

We’ve just refreshed the MIX releases of the Windows Azure Tools and the Live Framework Tools. The...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 03/20/2009

I've just posted an updated set of Windows Azure resources I've come across over time. While some of...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/19/2009

Silverlight Debugging in Windows Azure Web Roles

In the latest release of the Windows Azure Tools for Visual Studio, one of the new things you'll...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/16/2009

Windows Azure SDK and Windows Azure Tools Updated - Jan 2009 CTP

We've just released the latest version of the Windows Azure SDK and the Windows Azure Tools for...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/14/2009

After yesterday's post, I've decided to create a single page that I'll update whenever I get a...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 11/13/2008

I've decided it's probably best to have a single page I update with links to good info on Windows...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 11/13/2008

Install blocked on Visual Studio SP1?

The Windows Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio runs on top of either Visual Studio 2008...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 11/03/2008

User name with spaces?

Turns out there's a bug in the October CTP of the Windows Azure SDK having to do with user names...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 11/03/2008

F# Worker Role type available now too!

I'm not quite sure anymore who was first (doesn't really matter anyway) but I just noticed Luke from...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/31/2008

Windows Azure enabled Windows Live Tools CTP is now available

Check out the first release to extend to our set of "Role" projects one can use for developing...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/31/2008

Windows 7 Support

Yesterday I spoke to two folks trying to get the Windows Azure SDK and our tools working on Windows...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/30/2008

Danny introduces the other side of our team...

Our team, the Cloud Computing Tools team, is responsible for the bits I've been talking about so far...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/29/2008

Steve Marx has shared out a link to the Windows Azure Gallery. If you've got a cool app that you...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/29/2008

PDC 2008 Hands On Labs are now available

Jim, our team's PM, points to the Hands On Lab walkthroughs folks have been getting through at the...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/29/2008

Video streams of PDC sessions on Windows Azure

If you weren't able to attend the PDC or did but missed any of these keynotes/sessions, the video...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/28/2008

Our DevCenter is now up...

The Cloud Computing Tools DevCenter is now up here. You can check it out here. As always, any...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/28/2008

Blog Redux

My last post was well over a year ago. Since then, after shipping VS 2008, I moved to a small new...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/23/2008

It's been a while, eh?

Wow, it's been about a year and a half since I posted on this blog and I've recently been pinged a...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 05/02/2007

Another C# team member blogs...

Vijay has started blogging. Note that he's had a blog for a while now (Jan 2004) but he's now...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/20/2005

New Snippy is out. Finally.

You can get the latest version of Snippy from GotDotNet. There is a beta 2 version as well as one...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/04/2005

New version of Snippy coming...

Turns out Snippy has had a growing set of users over time which have been emailing me quite a bit...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 09/29/2005

Introducing Hovervue...

Got a chance to code some today and I finally got around to getting Hovervue all packaged up and...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/14/2005

Nullable DCR

Lots happened with Nullable pretty late in the game and it sure was a big effort by a bunch of...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/12/2005

Double-quotes inside a verbatim string literal

This one came up today in an internal discussion alias and reminded me of how many times I've seen...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/10/2005

Another upcoming C# language chat

We've got another C# language chat coming up tomorrow at 1pm (PACIFIC time). Scott has posted all...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/10/2005

Static fields in generic classes

One of today's questions had to do with how static fields work in generic types in the upcoming C#...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/09/2005

Warning CS1668: Invalid search path...

We once again saw a few reports of folks running into the CS1668 warning every time they used the C#...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/09/2005

I think I can...I think I can...

Today, I realized it had been a lot longer than I thought since I last posted on this blog. It's...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/09/2005

Rusty posts about MSDN Feedback

Rusty, my manager, seems to have started blogging again and I'd missed it so far. He's got some...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 05/02/2005

Pete blogs about sign offs...

Pete, our "box" QA guy, has started a blog where he plans on covering C#, testing, and...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 04/22/2005

Another C# Chat coming up...

Spreading the word... Next C# Chat is on 4/21 at 1pm Pacific Time. You can read all the details on...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 04/14/2005

The new MSDN Forums

If you haven't already, be sure to check out the new MSDN forums site that just went up recently....

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 04/09/2005

C# compiler bug workaround

We've received a couple of reports of people running into this internally and I figured it was worth...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 04/09/2005

C# Language Board

Oh, and one more thing, it's been up since October 2003 and is very much alive and kicking today...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 03/17/2005

Jobs, AppWeeks, and Beta 2 in the oven...

It's been busy but it's been worth it. Lots has been done over the last couple of months and beta 2...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 03/17/2005

Santosh speaks...

Santosh, who I have the pleasure of working with everyday, has posted a really interesting entry on...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 02/04/2005

Nullable and more nullable...

If the mixture of the word 'nullable', question marks, and C# are interesting to you then you you...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/21/2005

More C# bloggers

A couple of more C# bloggers! Welcome Scott and Raj. I've added them to the list of C# team bloggers...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/10/2005

RightSideUp v1.1 now available

I just fixed up a few minor bugs in RightSideUp that had been reported by a few users over time...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/10/2005

C# game development in progress...

I just ran across Benjamin Nitschke's blog where he's keeping a daily journal (with cool screenshots...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 01/05/2005

It's been a while...

but I am actually still around. There are definite signs of life on my personal blog (which has...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 12/10/2004

Another C# chat coming up (11/18 at 1pm PST)

We're having another chat in a couple of days. I'm definitely going to try to be there as will...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 11/16/2004

Global conditional symbols in C#

Recently, I got slightly different questions from folks who weren't aware of the /define...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 11/05/2004

Obsoletion feedback

To the two readers I have that don't already read Brad's blog, be sure you check out his entry on...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 10/08/2004

Personal blog

Finally got around to setting up a separate personal blog. Head on over to http://jixal.com if...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 09/15/2004

Gmail and another boring update...

Just got my Gmail account. It's pretty nice overall. I like the labeling system and how threads work...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 09/07/2004

Wanna join the C# team?

We've got a few positions open on the Visual C# QA team and we're looking far and wide to find the...

Author: Gus Perez (MS) Date: 08/18/2004

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