• ReSharper 7.0 is Released – JetBrains announce the official release of ReSharper 7.0, their latest version of this Developer Productivity extension for Visual Studio. The V7 release supports VS2005, 2008 2010 and adds support for Visual Studio 2012, along with capabilities for WinRT Metro application development, amongst an array of other new features.
  • The Open XML SDK 2.5 CTP is now available for download – S. D. Oliver announces the availability of a Community Technology Preview of the Open XML SKD2.5 which supports the features of Office 2013 Preview



  • Announcing BUILD 2012 – Tim O’Brien announces the plans for this year’s BUILD conference to be held at the Microsoft Campus in Redmond between 30th October and 2nd November, with registration opening on 8th August.