Emphasizing its "dev" focus, Microsoft trumpeted its Dev Home, Dev Drive and Dev Box offerings at its Build 2023 developer conference this week.
It's getting easier to use natural language to have AI create your low-code business apps.
At Build 2023, Microsoft revealed updates for Dev Box, a cloud-based developer workstation service.
Two major themes permeating the conference are copilots -- AI assistants across a broad swath of products and services -- and plugins, which effectively transform copilots into aggregators, potentially making them one-stop shops for both enterprise and consumer customers.
Among the many AI-related announcements at this week's Microsoft Build 2023 developer conference is a new AI-powered "Q&A Assist" tool for the Microsoft Q&A site, along with new updated AI training and documentation.
Microsoft's fourth preview of .NET 8 continues to boost native native Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation, while Blazor gets streaming component rendering.
Amid daily buzz about advanced AI, Microsoft is devoting two sessions at next week's Build 2023 developer conference to its open source Semantic Kernel offering, which helps developers use AI large language models (LLMs) in their apps.
Microsoft announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2022 v17.6, bringing a host of new features, improvements and bug fixes to the flagship IDE.
So you've finally been plucked off the GitHub Copilot chat waitlist. Now what?
Uno Platform, which offers a framework for building cross-platform applications with .NET, announced a new version of its Visual Studio Code extension that adds mobile targeting.
Microsoft announced a series of UI updates for Visual Studio 2022 aimed at improving visual cohesion, accessibility, productivity and customization of the IDE, as well as aligning it with the Microsoft Fluent design language.
VS Code Java update in April 2023 brings new features and enhancements for Maven, debugging, project explorer and Spring Boot.
Following a two-year effort that involved an invite-only, 17-month technology preview, GitHub Code Search is now generally available.
StarCoder, a new open-access large language model (LLM) for code generation from ServiceNow and Hugging Face, is now available for Visual Studio Code, positioned as an alternative to GitHub Copilot.
Visual Studio Code v1.78 (April 2023 update) is out with a host of minor improvements, including two that involve colors.
Microsoft added .NET MAUI and Azure Functions support to its .NET Upgrade Assistant, which helps developers upgrade any .NET application to the latest version of .NET from right inside the Visual Studio 2022 IDE.
Microsoft open sourced a Copilot Chat sample app that organizations can use as a blueprint for their own customized chatbots based on advanced generative AI tech.
We often hear about the big new features in .NET or C#. But what about all of those lesser-known but useful new features like collection indices and ranges, date features, pattern matching and records?
Microsoft has improved the code-completion capabilities of Visual Studio's AI-powered development feature, IntelliCode, with a neural network approach.