Longhorn, Yukon, Whidbey and More!
In October, Microsoft made a number of announcements and took the wraps off of a number of key products that they will be releasing over the next couple of years. These included:
- Longhorn — The next version of Microsoft Windows
- Yukon — The next version of Microsoft SQL Server
- Whidbey — The next version of Microsoft Visual Studio .NET
Additionally, they show-cased a number of technologies that are a part of these larger products. This includes Avalon, Aero, WinFS, ASP.NET 2.0, the .NET Framework 2.0, C# 2.0, a re-written Managed C++, and much more.
A number of articles have been posted here at Developer.com that cover these new technologies. For your ease, links to the key articles follow:
Tidbits from the PDC 2003
By Bradley L. Jones
What's in Visual C++ Whidbey
by Kate Gregory
Check Out The ASP.NET 2.0 Whidbey Features!
by Thiru Thangarathinam
What's New in Visual Studio .NET "Whidbey"
by Bradley L. Jones
What's New and Cool in SQL Server "Yukon"
by Peter W. DeBetta
Look for additional coverage of these new technologies in the Microsoft sections of Developer.com.
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