Microsoft announced today the RTM of the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 and Visual Studio 2008 SP1.

New features include the .NET Framework Client Profile, which aims to speed up Windows-based deployments, ASP.NET improvements, enhanced support for ADO.NET Entity Framework and ADO.NET Data Services, and better SQL Server 2008 integration.

As for Visual Studio, the press release stated that the new additions “extendthe developer-focused innovations in SQL Server 2008, making thedevelopment of occasionally connected applications and spatialapplications easier and offering developers additional controls forincorporating business intelligence into applications.”

Would you recommend this article?

Thanks for taking the time to let us know what you think of this article!
We'd love to hear your opinion about this or any other story you read in our publication. Click this link to send me a note →

Jim Love, Chief Content Officer, IT World Canada
Previous articleU of T to create Canada
Next articleThe Timing is Virtually Everything