As July winded down, Microsoft started pumping out weekly previews of Visual Studio 2022 v17.3, along with open sourcing a tool to generate a software bill of materials (SBOM), instrumental to government cybersecurity best practices guidance.
You have a 50/50 shot at accessing a new experiment from the Visual Studio dev team that integrates tutorials with the IDE for an experience that combines guidance with live code.
Azure Functions, Microsoft's serverless cloud computing offering, is previewing new functionality coming with its new support of .NET 7 as a runtime.
With ASP.NET MVC out of active development in favor of ASP.NET Core, one developer is reviving the old MVC tech for application in one of the hottest projects in Microsoft's new open source, cross-platform "Core" world: Blazor.
Thousands of developers have made the ask over the past four years or so.
A new experimental Command Palette is available for testing in the bleeding-edge Canary channel for daily builds of the Microsoft Edge web browser.
Microsoft has teamed with Uno Platform to revamp its Windows Community Toolkit, a collection of helpers, extensions and custom controls for building UWP and .NET apps for Windows.
A developer-oriented, get-started-on-Azure command-line tool from Microsoft is in a public preview.
The big news in the July 2022 update to Microsoft's Java on Visual Studio Code extensions is that they all now fully support the Lombok library.
Visual Studio 2022 has been out for some eight months now, but it still lacks full support for SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), a top feature request.
In addition to the Microsoft Teams Development Tools (Teams Toolkit) improvements, it has IEnumerable debugger visualizer enhancements, a C++ LLVM tools update and more.
Infragistics Ultimate 22.1 has shipped with improvements to the low-code App Builder component that was introduced early this year.
"Performance is always high on our priorities in EF Core," Microsoft said in announcing the new Entity Framework Core 7 Preview 6 release, which the company dubbed the "performance edition."
The sixth preview of .NET 7 improves type converter functionality, updates System.Formats.Tar APIs, adds constraints to .NET template authoring, boosts CodeGen performance and allows for JSON contract customization.
Exploring the special relationship among VS Code, Python and data science, which has resulted in nearly 158 million installs of related Microsoft dev tools and numerous No. 1 rankings in various surveys.
Once created, these custom elements -- a custom counter, for example -- can also be used in other single-page application (SPA) web frameworks such as React and Angular.
Amazon Web Services has made it easier to deploy .NET applications to its cloud platform via its Visual Studio toolkit or the .NET CLI (command-line interface).
In the regular monthly update to Python tooling for Visual Studio Code, Microsoft announced an improved setup experience for Jupyter notebooks, along with new inlay type hints for the Pylance language server.
This week, along with announcing the regular monthly update to Visual Studio Code (now at v1.69), Microsoft added a surprise: a private preview of VS Code Server, serving up the backend functionality that allows the editor to be run remotely or in a browser.
A new "getting started" experience for Java on Azure dev tooling promises to have IntelliJ jockeys up and running with their first deployment within a few minutes.