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Top 10 Dev Stories of 2012

As 2012 comes to a close, Web analytics offer some idea of the topics—covered in both news and blogs—that gained the most attention on Redmond Developer News this year.

Here's a list of the top 10 articles in 2012:

  1. Visual Studio 2012 and Windows 8 Available Wednesday
  2. Entity Framework and How We Got Here
  3. Upgrading to Windows 8 from Windows XP is the Wrong Move, Says Gartner
  4. Windows Phone Apps by the Numbers
  5. Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2012 Available Aug. 15
  6. What's Coming in Sharepoint 2013
  7. Go Live License Planned for ASP.NET MVC 4 Pre-Release
  8. Visual Studio 11 Release Candidate Gets a Makeover
  9. Visual Studio 11 Beta Won't Reflect Final Look and Feel
  10. Visual Studio Beta Gets a New Look

Two of the top traffic getters in 2012 were actually RDN Express blogs written in 2011: .NET 4.5 and .NET 4 Won't Coexist and Expression Blend 5 Preview for HTML Only.

This blog was well represented on this list, accounting for seven of the top 10 articles this year. Thanks for your patronage and happy holidays! Express your thoughts on the top dev stories of 2012.

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Posted by Kathleen Richards on 12/18/2012 at 12:54 PM

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Wed, Dec 19, 2012 Wayne

The biggest story/question not asked or answered what is happening with Silverlight and WHY.

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