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Improving the Success of Development Projects

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  • Version: 1
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

This Overview Briefing will provide you with an introduction to the development capability of the Microsoft Application Platform.

  • To help your developers improve success rates and rapidly deliver high quality, secure solutions and dynamic, data‑driven applications, Microsoft provides a tightly integrated software development platform. This platform enables you to manage the application lifecycle, increase team collaboration and productivity, and improve software quality. It comprises an integrated server with a single data store, featuring built-in collaboration and quality tools to assist your entire development team, as well as a common development framework for Web services, rich client applications, smart devices, and more.


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SHA1: 3c09c1012e8cb8958650b5b8ccbfb7196566cf6d
207 KB

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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP

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Installation Instructions

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