Blair Greenwood

Blair
Greenwood

Blair Greenwood is an associate editor for Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Pro, and Dev Pro. She holds a bachelor's degree in technical journalism from Colorado State University. She’s worked with Java, C, and Visual Basic programming languages. Follow her on Twitter at @blair_greenwood and Google+.

Articles
Why ASP.NET vNext is a Great Thing for Developers
One of the most notable moments that emerged from TechEd 2014 was a Microsoft’s announcement for ASP.NET vNext, which includes updated versions of MVC, Web API, Web Pages, SignalR, and Entity Framework.
Brian Harry on the New API for Visual Studio Online
Microsoft recently announced a new API for Visual Studio Online, which will make it easier for organizations that rely on custom, internal tooling to integrate with the VS Online service....
TechEd 2014: Visual Studio Tooling Support for Apache Cordova
At the Microsoft TechEd 2014 North America conference that was held in Houston last week, the company announced new Visual Studio tooling support for the Apache Cordova platform...
Announcing Our Best of TechEd 2014 Software Development Winner!
Today we're honoring this year's Best of TechEd Award winners in Houston for our software development category.
Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC is Now Available for Download
The Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC is now available for download as a go-live release. Microsoft has introduced universal projects, which lets developers leverage their existing code to target several different Windows devices.
Microsoft Build 2014 attendees
Build 2014: Develop Across Platforms with Universal Windows Apps

At Microsoft's Build 2014 developer conference in San Francisco, the company unveiled universal Windows apps, which makes it easier for developers to target several different Windows devices.

The State of the IT Industry: 2014 Skills and Salary Survey 
In this year's 2014 IT Skills and Salary Survey, findings show that economic conditions are improving for IT and business professionals.
TypeScript Moves Toward Final Release with Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP2
Microsoft has launched its second community technology preview (CTP) for its Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, and the TypeScript 1.0 Release Candidate (RC) is also being included in the roll out.
Microsoft Releases New Development Tools for Office 365
SPC14: Microsoft Releases New Development Tools for Office 365
At Microsoft's SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas this week, the company announced a slew of new development tools and updates that make it easier to build apps for Office 365.
New Visual Studio 2013 extension now lets you easily search MSDN & StackOverflow
Visual Studio 2013 Add-In Lets Devs Easily Search StackOverflow and MSDN 6
Microsoft has released an extension for Visual Studio 2013 that lets developers easily search MSDN, StackOverflow, Dotnetperls, and CSharp411 for answers to their problems without ever leaving the IDE.
Software Career Development: Tips for Choosing Your Next Programming Language
Blair Greenwood provides practical career advice to aspiring developers who are unsure of what programming language they should invest their time in.
Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP Now Available for Download
The Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 CTP is now available to the developer community and offers new features for agile planning, debugging, and diagnostics.
Celebrating One Year of modern.ie: Saving Developers Time with Powerful Website Testing Tools
Microsoft is celebrating the one-year anniversary of its modern.ie website, saving developers around the world 1,000,000 hours since its launch in 2013.
Save the Date: 2014 IT/Dev Connections Conference to be held at ARIA in Las Vegas, September 15-19
Mark your calendars! The 2014 IT/Dev Connections conference will be held at the ARIA in Las Vegas from September 15th to 19th!
The Past, Present, and Future of C#
Coverity's Eric Lippert discusses about the history and future of the C# programming language. He also discusses common code writing problems with the language.

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