Microsoft said the newest monthly release of its open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor focused on APIs to help developers create third-party extensions.
While Microsoft's Scott Hunter touched upon the goodies coming in the bits for .NET Core, .NET Framework, .NET Standard, ASP.NET Core and more, it was the cutting-edge Blazor technology that stole the show.
A new extension announced by the Visual Studio Code team provides support for Eclipse Jetty, a Java-based Web server and servlet container.
Microsoft's new acceptance of Progressive Web Apps PWAs in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 just got easier with the ability to submit them via Windows Dev Center.
The changes Microsoft had to make to transform from a traditional, waterfall-oriented software provider to an agile, cloud-based organization were part of a “very painful journey,” recalled Abel Wang, but one the company simply had to make.
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Microsoft's new .NET Core 2.0 offering may be generating the most buzz among .NET developers these days, but for many use cases the traditional .NET Framework is still the best choice, just released in version 4.7.2.
With a host of improvements based on customer and SQL community feedback, the SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 was released by Microsoft.
The VS Code team is well-known for going all in on Python development, but the Visual Studio IDE team has also been busy in adding and improving features for using the popular and growing programming language.
Microsoft is previewing a Visual Studio Code extension for working with Internet of Things projects in the Azure cloud, including a DevKit with a customized Arduino-based board.
JetBrains, a .NET development specialist, continues to cater to developers who prefer to code in the Visual Studio IDE or those who would rather use an alternative IDE.
iOS devices aren't traditionally used for Internet of Things deployments, but Microsoft is seeking to help change that.
Linux support, the most-requested feature for Visual Studio Code Live Share -- which allows real-time collaboration among developers on different machines and platforms -- was announced this week.
Microsoft has updated Blazor -- for full-stack Web apps coded in C# -- with new features including the ability to create reusable component libraries.
Windows Template Studio, an open source Visual Studio extension that provides a low-code approach to creating Universal Windows Platform apps, launched in version 2.0 with an improved Visual Studio UI highlighting new features.
At the RSA security conference, Microsoft announced a preview of Azure Sphere for securely connecting Internet of Things devices.
Mozilla has unveiled an IDE for coding WebAssembly projects that could serve as an alternative to Visual Studio and the Visual Studio Code editor.
From new features like async return types and advice on when to use the latest structures, here's Microsoft MVP Jason Bock's top tips for developers currently working with concurrent and asynchronous programming.
Microsoft this week announced the second previews of .NET Core 2.1 and its like-versioned associates, ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core.
Microsoft has open sourced several tools in the pursuit of API-Driven Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery for mobile apps with Visual Studio App Center.