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Longhorn, Yukon, Whidbey and More!

by Bradley L. Jones

Learn about the new technologies coming from Microsoft over the coming years.

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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This article was originally published on Tuesday Oct 28th 2003
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