5 Blazor Improvements in New .NET 8 Preview 5

While .NET 8 Preview 5 includes the usual raft of new features and functionality around installers, binaries, container images an so on, much of the action in this cycle concerned ASP.NET Core and its Blazor tooling, which allows for coding web projects in C# instead of JavaScript while taking advantages of new component rendering advancements.

Even SQL Server Developer Tools Gets an AI Copilot

Microsoft, apparently trying to enhance every product it has with an AI-powered Copilot, announced a new one for the latest release of SQL Server Developer Tools (SSDT) in Visual Studio.

Uno Platform 4.9 Highlights Cross-Platform Media Player, WebView2

A cross-platform media player highlights the new Uno Platform 4.9, the latest edition of the application framework that lets developers write an application once in XAML and C# and deploy it to any target platform.

Microsoft Deep Learning Alternative: On-Device Training for ONNX Runtime

"As opposed to traditional deep learning (DL) model training, On-Device Training requires efficient use of compute and memory resources."

Developer Feedback Shapes New Visual Studio 'Welcome Experience'

Dev team shows how Welcome revamp was first presented and then how it was shaped by community feedback.

What's Coming in VS 2022 v17.7 for Productivity, .NET/Cloud, C++ and More

With Visual Studio v17.6 becoming generally available recently, Microsoft provided a peek at what's coming up in the next iteration, VS 2022 v17.7

What's New for Java Developers in Visual Studio Code

Microsoft's regular monthly update to Java on Visual Studio Code (May 2023) brings new features around performance improvement, the user experience and Spring Boot integration, among many others.

New Features in Generally Available TypeScript 5.1

Microsoft released TypeScript 5.1, introducing several new features and performance improvements that aim to enhance the developer experience and productivity of the programming language that adds types to JavaScript.

Build 2023: What Are New Dev Home, Dev Drive and Dev Box?

Emphasizing its "dev" focus, Microsoft trumpeted its Dev Home, Dev Drive and Dev Box offerings at its Build 2023 developer conference this week.

Build 2023: Tell Power Apps to 'Add a Screen,' 'Change the Color' and More

It's getting easier to use natural language to have AI create your low-code business apps.

Microsoft Updates Dev Box Cloud Service for GA in July

At Build 2023, Microsoft revealed updates for Dev Box, a cloud-based developer workstation service.

Microsoft Build 2023: Copilots & Plugins

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.

AI at Build 2023: Microsoft Q&A Gets Assist, AI Training Announced

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.

.NET 8 Preview 4 Boosts Native AOT, Blazor 'Streaming Rendering'

Microsoft's fourth preview of .NET 8 continues to boost native native Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation, while Blazor gets streaming component rendering.

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Build 2023 Dev Conference to Detail Semantic Kernel (AI LLM Integration)

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.

Visual Studio 2022 v17.6 Released

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.

Accepted for GitHub Copilot Chat? How to Get Started and What You Can Do

So you've finally been plucked off the GitHub Copilot chat waitlist. Now what?

Uno Platform VS Code Extension Adds Mobile Debugging

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.

See What's Coming in Visual Studio 2022 UI Design Refresh

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.

Visual Studio Code Java: What's New in April 2023?

VS Code Java update in April 2023 brings new features and enhancements for Maven, debugging, project explorer and Spring Boot.

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