Posts in MSDN

September 9, 2013

Getting Windows 8.1 RTM bits

By Brandon LeBlanc

Based on the feedback from you and our partners, we’re pleased to announce that we will be making available our current Windows and Windows Pro RTM builds (as well as Windows Server 2012 R2 RTM builds) to the developer and… Read more

August 1, 2012

Windows 8 has reached the RTM milestone

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today, I am excited to announce that Windows 8 has been released to manufacturing (RTM)! This means we’ve completed the product development and testing of the product and have started handing off the final code to our OEM They can… Read more

February 16, 2011

Windows 7 SP1 Follow-up

By Brandon LeBlanc

Starting today, MSDN and TechNet Subscribers as well as Volume License customers will be able to download Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1). Next week on February 22nd, everybody else will be able to download… Read more

April 12, 2010

Availability of Visual Studio 2010 & .NET Framework 4 Announced

By Brandon LeBlanc

Today Microsoft is announcing the availability of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework   Somasegar, Senior Vice President of the Developer Division here at Microsoft, has posted about the release of Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4 and the… Read more

March 10, 2010

Develop for Windows

By Brandon LeBlanc

As developers evolve, so do their And, we are evolving with To-date, Windows 7 has sold a record-breaking 90 million licenses making it the fastest selling operating system in This creates an awesome opportunity for developers to create some stunning… Read more

July 21, 2009

When will you get Windows 7 RTM?

By Brandon LeBlanc

When will I get Windows 7 RTM? I recognize this is an important question to have Many of you have said you want to know exactly when you will be able to get your hands on Last Monday, I gave… Read more

July 13, 2009

Update on Windows 7 RTM

By Brandon LeBlanc

I’d like to offer up a little insight into the “Release to Manufacturing” (RTM) for Windows Over the past week, there have been many rumors surrounding We are close, but have not yet signed off on Windows When we RTM… Read more