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Xamarin.Forms Updates Buttons, Images, Labels, More

The latest update to Xamarin.Forms -- Microsoft's C#-based, open source cross-platform mobile app dev solution -- addresses the "little things" such as buttons, images labels and more.

Telerik Dev Tools Adds UI Components for .NET Coding

Progress announced a new release of Telerik UI components for Web, mobile and desktop development in the .NET ecosystem.

Microsoft: Visual Studio 2019 Preview Coming Soon

Microsoft announced the first preview of Visual Studio 2019 will be available before year's end, with general availability of the flagship IDE expected in the first half of 2019.

Microsoft Claims 2 of Top 5 Open Source Projects in GitHub

GitHub released its huge yearly Octoverse report on activity in the open source community, revealing that Microsoft claimed two of the top five projects, ranked by the number of contributors.

New Particle IoT Development Tool Based on Visual Studio Code

Internet of Things specialist Particle has come out with a new IoT development tool based on the Visual Studio Code editor, in a partnership with Microsoft.

Visual Studio for Mac Getting VS Code Internals in Reliability Revamp

Persistent performance and reliability issues in the Visual Studio for Mac IDE will be addressed by replacing most of the editor internals with code from the Visual Studio IDE.

From Ada to Azure: 25 Years of Software at Visual Studio Live!

Laurent Bugnion, a Senior Cloud Developer Advocate for Microsoft who downloaded his first Web site on Mosaic in 1993, takes you on a trip through time to review software developments during the 25-year span of the Visual Studio Live! .NET training and networking conferences.

Visual Studio Feedback Switching from UserVoice to 'Suggest a Feature' on Developer Community Site

The Visual Studio Engineering Team is moving off the UserVoice site previously used to collect developer feedback about the IDE in favor of a new "Suggest a Feature" mechanism on the Developer Community site.

Microsoft Takes Infer.NET Machine Learning Framework to Open Source

One of the latest Microsoft creations to be taken open source is a cutting-edge project in the booming artificial intelligence space.

Microsoft: .NET Core Is the Future, So Get Moving

In a Visual Studio Live! conference keynote Tuesday a couple of Microsoft program managers discussed .NET today and tomorrow, clearly signaling that .NET Core is the future of the ecosystem and that programmers should use it for all new development projects.

Visual Studio 2017 v15.9 Preview 3 Improves Xamarin, TypeScript, More

Microsoft announced the third preview of Visual Studio 2017 v15.9, improving Xamarin and TypeScript functionality along with a bevy of other improvements.

Progress JavaScript UI Toolkit Bakes In Accessibility

Progress released an update of its Kendo UI JavaScript component toolset for building Web UI, adding new functionality while meeting the latest WCAG Web accessibility standard.

Server-Side Blazor to Ship in .NET Core 3.0

Blazor is heading for the big time, to be packaged with the next major release of .NET Core, ready for production use.

.NET Core 2.0 Sees End of Life, 2.1.5 Update Released

.NET Core 2.0 in a sense "died" yesterday, Oct. 1, the official "end of life" date for that milestone version of Microsoft's open source, modular and cross-platform modernization of the .NET Framework.

Visual Studio App Center Adds More Enterprise Security

The Visual Studio App Center is previewing a new feature that adds more enterprise security to the app lifecycle management portal.

Firms Team Up to Migrate Windows Desktop Apps to Web in Azure Cloud

.NET dev specialists Syncfusion and Mobilize.Net have entered a partnership to help customers migrate legacy desktop applications to to the Azure cloud, where they're reborn as Web apps.

Ignite 2018: What's New in Azure Cloud Development

Microsoft focused on Azure development at this week's Ignite conference in Orlando, announcing a slew of new products and services for cloud coders, many in public previews.

SQL Server 2019 Preview Bakes In Big Data

Microsoft introduced a preview of the latest edition of its flagship RDBMS, SQL Server 2019, highlighting new Big Data capabilities integrated into the core database engine.

Next-Gen AI, Quantum Computing Updates Highlight Microsoft Ignite Conference

Microsoft is arming developers with next-generation tools and looking to the future at its Ignite conference, which runs through Friday in Orlando.

AWS Lambda Adds PowerShell Core 6.0 Support

Amazon Web Services Inc. added support for PowerShell Core 6.0 running on .NET Core 2.1 to its AWS Lambda service for cloud-based, event-driven, serverless code execution.

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