This week, along with announcing the regular monthly update to Visual Studio Code (now at v1.69), Microsoft added a surprise: a private preview of VS Code Server, serving up the backend functionality that allows the editor to be run remotely or in a browser.
A new "getting started" experience for Java on Azure dev tooling promises to have IntelliJ jockeys up and running with their first deployment within a few minutes.
"Launching a for-profit product that disrespects the FOSS community in the way Copilot does simply makes the weight of GitHub's bad behavior too much to bear."
Dev team improves functionality of Spring Boot dashboard, gives it separate view.
Uno Platform has beaten Microsoft to the punch when it comes to multi-threading in WebAssembly, the tech behind Microsoft's client-side Blazor web-dev framework.
In the latest Visual Studio 2022 preview, developers can edit source code from within All-In-One Search results.
Microsoft's TypeScript programming language over the past few years has been steadily climbing the popularity rankings in Stack Overflow's huge annual developer survey, this year knocking off Java to crack the top five.
VMware announced a new Visual Studio toolkit for working with Kubernetes clusters, containers, microservices and other cloud-native tech in its Tanzu line of products.
Rust rules among programming languages used for WebAssembly projects, but Blazor (C#) is coming on strong.
Stack Overflow's huge developer survey is out for 2022, showing that Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio have cemented their positions as the two most popular IDEs among more than 70,000 developers who were polled.
After a one-year technical preview, GitHub Copilot, described as an "AI pair programmer" coding assistant, has reached General Availability (GA) status.
"An unacceptable abuse of power from the stewards of the platform, and a betrayal of the community."
As promised at the recent Build developer conference, Visual Studio 2022 17.3 Preview 2 is now available as a native Arm64 application on Windows 11.
Microsoft shipped the fifth preview of .NET 7 en route to a November debut, with improvements concerning generic math, observability and much more.
Microsoft now lets Visual Studio Code users financially sponsor authors of their favorite extensions.
Very opinionated tool is named after its creator, Brett Cannon, engineering manager for the Python extension who is also a member of the Python Steering Council.
Microsoft updated its Quantum Development Kit (QDK) to support.NET 6 instead of .NET Core 3.1, and Visual Studio 2022 instead of VS 2019.
Microsoft-owned GitHub announced it will sunset its popular Atom "hackable text editor" late this year as it concentrates on cloud-based dev tooling.
Microsoft struggled to improve .NET MAUI performance beyond that of Xamarin.Forms, wrestling with thorny issues like iOS app size and Android startup times.
Microsoft's big Java on Azure push is moving forward with an update to the Azure toolkit for the IntelliJ IDE, along with the General Availability status for the Azure Spring Apps Enterprise tier.