Microsoft is previewing a new Visual Studio Code extension for working with the open source, experimental Tye project that's used for microservice and distributed application development.
Microsoft's .NET development framework ranked high in recent research about coding bootcamps, or "immersive technology education."
In announcing an update to the PowerShell extension for Visual Studio Code, Microsoft's dev team revealed it helped fix the latest edition of the OmniSharp C# Language Server Protocol in a month-long effort. One of the bugs fixed would have broken the debugger, while the other affected startup reliability.
Microsoft claims its new PyTorch Enterprise on Microsoft Azure is the first offering from a cloud platform to provide enterprise support for PyTorch, the popular open source deep learning framework.
"IntelliCode Package Suggestions use a collaborative filtering algorithm to take the context of your project, including the installed packages and project framework, to then suggest packages that are frequently included in similar projects."
Microsoft shipped Visual Studio 2019 for Mac v8.10, furthering the effort to convert the UI layer to native macOS, an effort scheduled to reach culmination with VS for Mac 2022.
Microsoft's low-code Power Apps is seemingly headed to no-code, helping developers leverage AI to create applications with natural language.
Project Reunion 0.8 was announced during this week's Microsoft Build 2021 developer conference, leading a raft of win-dev news items.
The new Entity Framework Core 6.0 Preview 4 is described as a "performance edition," with the dev team turning from years-long concerns -- such as catching up to the old Entity Framework and adding new features -- to focus on speed.
The Microsoft Build of OpenJDK, an open source kit for Java featuring "backported fixes and enhancements we deem important to our customers and our internal users," has reached general availability.
F# and F# tools updates listed in the just-released Visual Studio 16.10 include finally addressing a feature request from 2016 and more.
ASP.NET Core, the web-dev component of .NET, received a bunch of new functionality in the new NET. 6 Preview 4, including Ahead-of-Time (AoT) compilation for Blazor WebAssembly, Hot Reload and the capability to host Blazor components in .NET MAUI.
During this week's Microsoft Build 2021 developer conference, .NET MAUI Preview 4 was announced with new controls and features getting the framework ready for general availability in November along with .NET 6.
Much-requested and long-awaited Hot Reload functionality has hit .NET, supported in an early, incomplete form in the new Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11 (Preview 1).
Microsoft shipped Visual Studio 2019 v16.10 and the first preview of v16.11 during the start of the Build 2021 developer conference.
Many features in the just-shipped .NET 6 Preview 4 are close to being in final form, Microsoft says, making it "ready for real world testing if you haven't yet tried .NET 6 in your environment."
Microsoft helped out Qualcomm Technologies with the chip maker's new Snapdragon Developer Kit to support power-efficient mobile processors.
Microsoft published the roadmap for the next milestone release of its flagship IDE, Visual Studio 2022, following themes of personal and team productivity, modern development and constant innovation.