Functionality infused into the Azure Toolkit for IntelliJ and Visual Studio Code.
The team maintains extensions, including the Extension Pack for Java (16.4 million installs), which bundles six individual extensions that provide the VS Code Java experience.
In the December update to Python in Visual Studio Code, developers can experiment with a new preview feature that lets them run and debug Python code in the browser.
Uno Platform, a close Microsoft partner that cooperates with Redmond on developer tooling, published a community survey that, among other things, finds Windows has supplanted Android as the most important target for developers.
If you want a sneak peek at what new goodies are coming for your favorite IDE, the Visual Studio section of Microsoft's Developer Community feedback site is a good place to start, chock full of bug reports and feature requests that help guide the dev team.
Facing years of developer feedback, Microsoft is experimenting with bringing back the Developer News feed within Visual Studio, where it was last seen in VS 2017.
Along with new views and layouts, the latest iteration of Microsoft's .NET MAUI Community Toolkit is out with a version built on .NET 7.
Visual Studio for Mac v17.4 shipped earlier this month along with its Windows counterpart, with support for .NET MAUI heading a host of improvements.
It has speedier find in files, branch switching, configuration changes, unit testing, C++ indexing and file saving.
A private preview of Visual Studio port forwarding in ASP.NET Core web-dev projects has turned into a public preview of dev tunnels, Microsoft announced this week. So what's a dev tunnel?
"TypeScript posted a doubletake-inducing 2,788 percent gain."
Prior, Windows 11 widgets, those little boxes of text/graphics content that provide users with information generated by installed apps, such as news, weather, traffic, texts and so on, were off limits to Windows developers.
Heading the highlights of ML.NET 2.0 are new APIs for working with text, specifically text classification in Model Builder, along with a sentence similarity API.
The GitHub Copilot "AI pair programmer" coding assistant has introduced voice commands, experimental at first.
Visual Studio 2022 17.4 has shipped, boasting first-time native support for Arm64 and working with the brand-new .NET 7.
During this week's Net Conf 2022 event, .NET 7 arrived to finally do what .NET 5 was supposed to do in 2020: crown Microsoft's years-long effort to unify disparate development products with "just one .NET going forward."
For search, devs can select folders to include or exclude.
"If you are doing #Blazor Wasm projects that are NOT aspnet-hosted, how are you hosting them? Would this be useful for you -- comment on the issue and what you might expect in the containerization of a Blazor Wasm project?
As the GitHub Copilot "AI pair programmer" shakes up the software development space, Microsoft's Mads Kristensen reminds folks that Visual Studio's IntelliCode ain't too shabby, either.