Microsoft shipped the first preview of .NET 6, expected to debut in November as the culmination of a years-long effort to provide an open source, cross-platform framework for all things .NET in one unifying umbrella offering.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has officially embraced Microsoft's open source Visual Studio Code editor, known for its cross-platform capabilities enhanced by a vast selection of extensions.
WinUI uses Fluent Design to provide a native user experience (UX) framework for both Windows Desktop (Win32) and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) applications.
Visual Studio Code developers using Microsoft's C/C++ extension have gained the ability to customize the way IntelliSense works when coding for different platforms.
Microsoft unveiled a preview of authoring support in an update to the C#/WinRT tool used to help C# developers more easily work with interfaces to the Windows Runtime, the underlying infrastructure used by Windows to expose its APIs.
VS Code's popularity in the data science camp was revealed in a survey by Kaggle, a Google subsidiary that fosters an online community of data scientists and machine learning practitioners.
Java has been getting some developer tooling attention from Microsoft lately in both the cloud and its popular, open source, cross-platform code editor, Visual Studio Code.
Of course, testing is possible in VS Code via numerous extensions, but Microsoft is seeking to spearhead a more structured, comprehensive approach.
A new development skills report from DevSkiller reveals the most popular components in the .NET/C# tech stack. Think web.
Welcome to the emerging new world of Microsoft-centric software development. Want to code a desktop app? Take your tooling pick from WPF, WinForms, UWP, .NET MAUI, Win UI, Blazor, Project Reunion ... and who knows what's next.
Microsoft's 2021 plans for the Azure SDK include adding codified support for more programming languages, with mobile iOS and Android libraries on tap in the draft guidelines stage, along with general-purpose languages C, C++ and even Go, the flagship programming language for cloud rival Google.
Microsoft reported a battle with North Korean-sponsored hackers who attacked security researchers with a most innovative technique: compromised Visual Studio projects.
Imagine typing Blazor code while orange flames blaze from your cursor. What could be better than that for your developer quality of life?
Microsoft, which calls its Excel spreadsheet a <i>programming language</i>, reports that an effort called LAMBDA to make it even more of a <i>programming language</i> is paying off, recently being deemed Turing complete.
Apparently an expired NuGet certificate has today caused .NET 5 projects to stop working on Debian Linux, according to multiple reports.
The Xamarin Community Toolkit provides all kinds of effects, views and helpers to complement mobile app development with Microsoft's recently released, open source, cross-platform Xamarin.Forms 5.
JetBrains announced plans for Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET and more tooling in the next release of its popular Rider IDE for .NET development.
The experimental Razor editor for Visual Studio introduced last summer has been updated and is "close to being ready for normal daily development."
The January 2021 update to the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is out with a short list of new features headed by a data viewer used while debugging.
It's described as "the biggest ever change to Enterprise Server," with improvements to Actions, Packages, mobile, security and more.