What's On Tap for .NET 8 (Preview 1 Coming this Month)

The first preview of .NET 8 is coming in a couple of weeks (-ish) said Microsoft's David Ortinau during a livestreamed tech event held in Stockholm.

.NET Apps Show Poorly in Software Security Report

A new software security report finds .NET applications had the highest percentage of flaws when compared to two popular programming languages (even though .NET isn't a programming language).

Microsoft Reaffirms Fate of Visual Basic

Microsoft updated its programming languages strategy, confirming that Visual Basic will remain a going concern even though it's still relegated to second-rate status when compared to C# and F#.

VS Code v1.75 Released with New AI Tools Documentation

"We've also added a new AI Tools in VS Code topic to the VS Code documentation that will help you get started with Copilot."

ASP.NET Core Dev Team Launches 'Blazor United' Push for .NET 8

Shortly after Blazor creator Steve Sanderson wowed web-devs with a new prototype project called Blazor United and solicited feedback on its viability, Microsoft flipped the switch and put it on the roadmap for .NET 8.

JetBrains Dev Report: TypeScript Is Fastest-Growing Programming Language

After being recognized as ONE of the fastest-growing programming languages in last year's developer report from dev tooling specialist JetBrains, Microsoft's TypeScript was named THE fastest-growing language this year.

Uno Platform 4.7 Sports New Project Template

"In this updated solution template, the 'Shared Project' is replaced by a regular cross-platform library containing all user code files."

Steve Sanderson Wows Web-Devs with Peek at 'Blazor United' for .NET 8

"We've started some experiments to combine the advantages of Razor Pages, Blazor Server and Blazor WebAssembly all into one thing."

Spring Cloud Azure 5.0 Ships with Updated, Redesigned Documentation

"We've created a new online resource, Azure for Spring developers, to help Spring developers code, deploy and scale their Spring applications on Azure.

What's New in Progress Telerik UI for Blazor, .NET MAUI and WinForms

The company said its new Progress Developer Tools R1 2023 release includes design and accessibility upgrades, deeper customizations and support for the latest frameworks.

Take ChatGPT for a Spin with VS Code Tools

With ChatGPT being the first "It" tech in the cutting-edge AI space that regular people can play around with, it's no wonder that tools to use it are exploding in the Visual Studio Code Marketplace.

New .NET Community Toolkit Analyzers Help Noobs Improve Code

An update to Microsoft's .NET Community Toolkit provides new dedicated analyzers that not only flags potential errors but also help beginners understand and improve their code.

A Rough Preview Debut for Visual Studio Spell Checker

"17.5 Preview 3 has the first preview version of our spell checker for code documents which will help folks identify misspelled words in comments, strings and identifiers for C#, C++ and Markdown files."

GitHub Copilot Labs Brews 'Code Brushes' for ML-Powered Code Modification (Like Photoshop Painting)

"We wondered how we could make editing your code feel as tactile and easy as paint with a brush in Photoshop."

JavaScript Survey: Devs Want Static Typing (and Favor TypeScript over Vanilla JS)

The latest State of JavaScript survey confirms findings from previous editions: Developers like and want static typing for the super-popular programming language. What's more, they're more likely to use statically typed TypeScript 100 percent of the time rather than dynamically typed vanilla JavaScript.

Microsoft Livestream Series Bolsters Python in VS Code (250 Million Installs)

"The Python Pulse will be a way for developers to interact with the teams behind the products."

Visual Studio Live! Flashback: Microsoft's Top 3 Goals for .NET (and .NET 7)

To hear Microsoft say it, the developer ecosystem around .NET is more vibrant than ever, especially since the launch of .NET 7 in November.

.NET MAUI Devs Hold 'Ask Me Anything' Community Standup

GitHub Copilot AI might write .NET MAUI UI code one day, but there are no plans for web targeting.

Microsoft PowerToys Now Installs .NET 7 for You

"The .NET 7 dependency is now shipped self-contained within the utilities, using deep links to reduce storage space usage."

What's New for Java in Microsoft Dev Tooling

Microsoft is continuing to push its Java tooling across its properties, with two main targets being Visual Studio Code and the Azure cloud.

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