Less than a month after Microsoft released a Visual Studio Code extension to provide Java debugging, the company announced it was such a big hit that it's been improved and open sourced, as promised.
It's open source, cross-platform, lightweight, increasingly popular, widely described as being performant, endlessly extensible and easy to use -- and is brought to you by some 15,000 community contributors.
With SQL Server 2016, it now makes sense to store JSON objects in your database (even though there’s no JSON datatype). Here’s how to query JSON properties to find the rows you want.
Microsoft shipped the latest iteration of its foundational .NET Framework, version 4.7.1, adding support for .NET Standard 2.0 among a host of other improvements to accessibility, security, performance, reliability and more.
The key to being an effective developer is constantly expanding your knowledge, says Microsoft's Dustin Campbell, a lifelong programmer and avid learner, at the Visual Studio Live! conference in Anaheim.
Perhaps answering the tabs-vs.-spaces indentation question forever, a developer has used Google's BigQuery analytics tool to investigate all things related to the C# programming language in GitHub's vast trove of open source code projects.
Just one day after Visual Studio 2017 15.4 graduated into production, Microsoft announced a new preview round, v15.5, with a focus on debugging, productivity, performance and more.
See how the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 can be used to create Azure Functions using familiar development tools and techniques.
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Windows Developer Day revealed the SDK for the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is ready for download, and that the Universal Windows Platform now supports .NET Standard 2.0 for consistent API usage.
After fulfilling developer demand for an integrated terminal within the Visual Studio Code editor, Microsoft has continued to incrementally improve the feature, boosting its performance by up to 45 times in the latest release.
Microsoft today announced the official release of Visual Studio 15.4, a minor update that fixes bugs, improves performance and adds some new features.
Learn how to keep new code-style warnings from filling up your formerly pristine Visual Studio Error List panel.
If you want to encrypt integer values, then you're going to need to store the result as a string. If you're also going to roundtrip those values from the server to the browser, you'll need this code.
There’s a potential security exploit that ASP.NET MVC leaves you open to. However, in Peter’s opinion, all the proposed solutions miss the point.
Much of the Microsoft Ignite conference news last week focused on the company's artificial intelligence and deep learning efforts, including the new Visual Studio Code Tools for AI.
Encrypting data that you want stored in your View and returned to you when the user clicks the Submit button has its own special problems. Here’s a complete solution and, as a bonus, an Encryption object you can use anywhere.
Setting two options can ensure that your NuGet packages are present.
JNBridge recently announced the upcoming Java.VS, which will allow Java programming within Visual Studio. But for those who can't wait, there's already a free tool available from open source champion Red Hat for the IDE's little cousin, the Visual Studio Code editor.
One of the notable announcements at Microsoft's Ignite conference was the news that the company is making a big play in futuristic quantum computing, and those efforts will be tied into the Visual Studio IDE.
Regular expressions give Tim Patrick the creeps, but he overcame his fears by discovering specially crafted regex patterns can access data in a way that’s actually kind of cool.