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Application Insights Update Allows for Sharing Customized Monitors

Still in pre-release, updates are coming out fast for Application Insights SDK for Web Apps, including new ways to share customized charts.

Visual Studio 2015 Pricing To Be Simplified

Current Ultimate subscribers will notice a significant price reduction. Also: a Visual Studio 2015 timeline quick reference.

WinJS 4.0 Now a Preview

Newest version of Windows Library for JavaScript improves on cross-browser-enabled features and aims for improved compatibility with Windows 10 look and feel.

Inside the Azure API Tools for Visual Studio 2013

Azure API Tools for Visual Studio 2013 gives developers a quick path to connecting to third-party REST APIs.

Azure App Service Debuts

Developers can start using the Azure-based App Service apps, with other cross-platform/cross-device services available in preview.

A Node.js IDE for Visual Studio Devs

Microsoft debuts Node.js Tools for Visual Studio version 1.0 after a year of development.

Windows 10 SDK Now Out as a Preview

Windows Insider members can access the software development kit preview for building Universal Apps on the upcoming Windows 10 platform.

MSBuild Engine Gets Git'd

The upcoming Microsoft Build Engine that will be part of Visual Studio 2015 is now an open source project on Github.

Azure Toolkit for Eclipse March Release Now Supports Mac, Linux

The collection of templates and functions for building Eclipse apps running on Azure now has support for building apps from Mac and Ubuntu.

9 Reasons Why Team Foundation Version Control Is Not Dead

Microsoft's Brian Harry offers proof that TFVC is still alive and well.

Mainly Fixes in Visual Studio Online Sprint 79

Improvements to Kanban boards and bug fixes in this sprint means the march to final gets nearer and nearer.

DevExpress Takes over Development of the Microsoft AJAX Control Toolkit

The open source library for developing AJAX-Webified apps gets a much-needed face lift to get with the modern coding times.

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.

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