Microsoft released version 2.0 of the UWP Community Toolkit, a package of helper functions, controls and services for simplifying common tasks involved in coding Universal Windows Apps for Windows 10.
Developer Eros Fratini has resurrected Clippy, the infamous cartoon paperclip that served as an assistant for users of the Office productivity software suite many years ago.
Noted database expert and author Ted Neward discusses his favorite features of Angular and explains how to get started with the popular platform for building Web, mobile Web, mobile native and desktop apps.
Risking the wrath of recalcitrant developers, Microsoft is changing the icon scheme for its Visual Studio Code editor.
Microsoft's Xamarin unit announced a new certification program for mobile professionals, offering a badge below the level of its existing cert.
JetBrains is out with the year's second upgrade to its ReSharper Ultimate suite of tools for enhancing .NET development, featuring the popular ReSharper offering for code refactoring.
Support for the new .NET Standard 2.0 spec continues to spread into the Microsoft ecosystem, as a new Visual Studio preview enables the development of Universal Windows Platform apps for the upcoming Windows Fall Creators Update, leveraging the spec's APIs.
Once again, Mr. Xamarin comes to Visual Studio Live! to discuss cross-platform development.
"If you've ever used VSTS/TFS Code Search, you've probably loved it, it felt like this was the way code searching should be. Then you did a code search in Visual Studio, and were reminded of the painful past...."
Just after declaring the company will support Microsoft's new .NET Core 2.0 across its open source portfolio, Red Hat further strengthened the open source development ties between the companies in a bevy of announcements, including a new container pact.
A new Visual Studio Tools Marketplace extension provides PHP support for coders working in Visual Studio 2017, with IntelliSense, code completion, a function parameter assistant and other functionality, including visual debugging and an integrated PHP manual.
Microsoft moves Azure Functions tools for Visual Studio out of preview and announced Azure Event Grid, a fully managed event routing service.
It didn't take long for developers to start putting Microsoft's new .NET Core. 2.0 release through its paces in benchmark tests against alternatives.
Red Hat today announced its product portfolio -- including developer tools -- will support the new .NET Core. 2.0 standard released last week by Microsoft.
Update supports .NET Core 2.0/.NET Standard 2.0 scenarios, adds new features and fixes some bugs.
It provides "tasks for Amazon S3, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS CodeDeploy, AWS Lambda and AWS CloudFormation and more," company says.
Going beyond otherworldly hype, AI is being put to use in real-world applications to boost what humans already do well and help us more easily make connections.
After numerous attempts, Microsoft has at last achieved success in kicking the door open and keeping it open on its dev tools.
Microsoft's Visual Studio overtook Eclipse to reign supreme atop the IDE popularity list maintained by the PYPL Index, but the IntelliJ offering is showing signs of catching up with impressive growth. Visual Studio Code is also coming on strong.