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James is a big data and data warehousing technology specialist at Microsoft. He is a thought leader in the use and application of Big Data technologies, including MPP solutions involving hybrid technologies of relational data, Hadoop, and private and public cloud. Previously he was an independent consultant working as a Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence architect and developer. He is a prior SQL Server MVP with over 30 years of IT experience. James is a popular blogger ( and speaker, having presented at dozens of PASS events including the PASS Business Analytics conference and the PASS Summit. He is the author of the book “Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012”. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

Visual Studio 2013 preview available

Wow, Visual Studio 2012 is just out of diapers and here comes the next version!

Microsoft officials released the preview of Visual Studio 2013 at the Microsoft Build 2013 developer conference on June 26 (along with TFS 2013).  Download here.  Meanwhile, many of the new hybrid application lifecycle management (ALM) capabilities that will be incorporated into Visual Studio 2013 were released to testers June 2, via Team Foundation Service.

Check out the links below for more info on the new features.  I will update those links as more info on the new version is released.

More info:

Visual Studio 2013 Preview Available Now

Visual Studio 2013

Microsoft’s ‘Blue’ servers: What’s coming when

VS 2013 round tripping

Microsoft Announces Visual Studio 2013, Team Foundation Server 2013

Microsoft TechEd 2013: Visual Studio 2013, TFS 2013 Bust Out

Video: Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2013

Visual Studio 2013 Preview: Version control and Team Foundation Build

Visual Studio 2013 Preview is available

A few more Visual Studio 2013 Preview features

Debugging support for 64-bit Edit and Continue in Visual Studio 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: Visual Studio 2013, .NET 4.5.1 Previews Ship

Designing the Visual Studio 2013 User Experience

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