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Authentication Tools Previewed in Visual Studio 2015

Upcoming release will include some developer-requested features integrated into ADAL .NET and .NET Core to streamline use of OpenID and OAuth app protocols.

Python Tools 2.2 Beta Updated

Python Tools for Visual Studio adds a number of user-requested features, including a centralized comments window, and the ability to launch and configure multiple Python environments.

Inside Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova CTP 3.1

Testing Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6? You've got the latest tools for debugging Apache Cordova apps on Windows Phone 8.1.

Third CTP for Visual Studio 2013 Update 5 Now Available

Minor update enables support for graphics debugging of Unity-based apps on Windows Phone and rolls up a few buggy issues.

Telerik's NativeScript Aims To Centralize Cross-Platform Mobile Development

Now in beta testing, the new framework offering takes an open source JavaScript-based approach to cross-platform coding across iOS, Android and Windows with one code base.

Application Insights Gives Devs a Closer Look into Java Apps

Microsoft released an SDK that opens up Java application telemetry to cloud and Web developers.

Collaboration Puts TypeScript Right in the Middle of AngularJS

Microsoft and Google to collaborate on building the second coming of the open source Web application framework, and TypeScript will be the tool of choice.

Sneak Peek at Microsoft's Mobile Experience Reboot

Microsoft's Kevin Gallo shows off Windows 10 and the Universal Apps platform at Barcelona mobile event.

WorkflowEngine.NET Adds HTML5 Support

The Windows Workflow Foundation alternative gets an incremental update.

Windows Phone Struggles Amid Android and iOS

Window Phone continues to have growing pains, and future success hinges on Windows 10's success, suggests IDC report.

Microsoft Learning Retakes Available on MCSD Exams

Get a reprieve on a failed exam toward your MCSD -- popular Second Shot exam retake program runs to end of May.

Telerik DevCraft Update Features New Cross-Platform Controls

The Telerik DevCraft suite of .NET development tools was updated today with new controls for mobile app development within Visual Studio, among many other enhancements, new owner Progress Software Corp. announced.

Microsoft Band Opens Up with Developer SDK Previews

Microsoft released an SDK for developers who want to extend their Android and Windows Phone apps to support its Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health apps.

Visual Studio 2015, Team Foundation Server 2015 CTP 6 Now Available

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 6 comes with more efficient cloud services single sign-on, improvements in ASP.NET and Xamarin integration, and an update to Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova.

Microsoft To Add React JavaScript to Visual Studio 2015

In response to overwhelming user requests, Microsoft has started a project to add support for a React JavaScript component to the next version of Visual Studio.

OData 4.5 for Web API, ODataLib 6.10.0 Now Available

New versions of OData and ODataLib were released late last month on NuGet.

Visual Studio Online Sprint 78: New-Look Kanban Boards

In this sprint, Kanban boards get a spartan look to allow for customizing them in the future. Also, more testers can be added to Visual Studio Online test suites.

A Trillion Events Per Day? Trill Does That for .NET Apps

Microsoft Research-developed "high-performance in-memory incremental analytics engine" plugs into .NET natively to give apps ability to churn through gobs of data in nothing flat.

Microsoft Open Sources .NET CoreCLR

The ongoing effort to open source .NET Core gets clearer, as the team adds the "execution engine" that drives .NET apps to the Github repository.

Visual Studio Online Basic License Changeup

Licensing changes affects user acceptance testing and Agile Planning. Also: Work for the Visual Studio Online, Team Foundation Server teams.

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