C# standardization is now being carried out in an open source GitHub repo that details ongoing work to document the standard for the latest C# language versions.
Yes, you can use .NET MAUI within VS Code -- if you're handy with a CLI and don't mind extra work and missing features. For the full experience, the Visual Studio IDE is the place to be.
The latest update to Microsoft's open source-based, cross-platform code editor features better debugging, many Workbench improvements and new guidance for Raspberry Pi installations.
It's "a new no-cost long-term supported distribution and Microsoft's new way to collaborate and contribute to the Java ecosystem."
Microsoft's claim that its recently released Project Reunion 0.5 for unified Windows desktop development would soon see support by third-party sources that provide "ecosystem technologies," including the .NET Foundation's Windows Community Toolkit (WCT), is ringing true.
Technical careers specialist Dice dove into job posting data to chart the salaries associated with popular programming languages, finding that Microsoft's TypeScript fares well in both accounts.
Confirming many other studies, trackers and surveys, a new open source project tracker lists Microsoft's Visual Studio Code as the top code editor, clocking in at No. 11 on the list of most popular and fastest-growing GitHub projects.
A new analyst report on serverless cloud-native app development names Microsoft Azure as one of three leaders, touting its "developer experience game" but knocking the platform for putting key enterprise features in advanced plans.
Some organizations are already supporting the milestone release, designed to simplify Windows desktop development, with "ecosystem technologies." Here's an update on what's out there now and what's coming.
The Eclipse Foundation has taken over the Open VSX Registry, described as a vendor-neutral alternative to Microsoft's Visual Studio Marketplace site that includes thousands of extensions for the company's open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor.
Microsoft shipped a production-ready Project Reunion 0.5, which for the first time contains tooling for WinUI 3 desktop applications that are forward-compatible with future releases.
For .NET coders targeting Windows, the choices boil down to more traditional XAML-based solutions or newer options based on web tech.
Microsoft this month announced its Azure Functions -- for serverless cloud computing -- now supports .NET 5, a November 2020 umbrella offering that followed the .NET Core series of open source, cross-platform releases, which supplanted the old .NET Framework.
The latest update to the Azure SDK adds Mixed Reality and Event Grid client libraries for .NET to the cloud platform's dev tooling, along with Java Azure Core library and other features.
Amazon Web Services announced a developer preview to ease the process of deploying .NET web apps on the cloud platform, which has become more complex with the advent of tech like Docker and serverless joining the ever-growing .NET ecosystem.
Updates to Microsoft's AI/ML tooling highlight recent developments in the .NET dev world, which include PeachPie 1.0 (PHP in .NET) and new performance monitoring support for Xamarin.
Visual Studio Code developers who subscribe to Insiders builds of Microsoft's Python extension now have access to improved support for the Jedi language server, which provides specific "smarts" for the language.
A Microsoft project demonstrates a .NET 5 Blazor upgrade by powering a digital variation of the old Rock, Paper, Scissors hand game.
A new .NET Standard Model-View-ViewModel (MVVM) library heads the list of new features in the Windows Community Toolkit, which just shipped in version v7.0.