Since .NET Framework 4.8.0 shipped in May of last year, dev cycles have focused on fixes and maintenance in "security and quality rollup updates."
Microsoft this week shipped Visual Studio for Mac 17.3, introducing support for User Secrets among a host of updates.
Microsoft announced SynapseML for .NET, building on its open source project for large-scale machine learning that debuted last November.
Entity Framework 7 Preview 7 is all about Interceptors, used for working with EF Core operations.
Blazor sports a new WebAssembly loading page and sees improvements to data binding and virtualization in the latest .NET 7 preview.
Microsoft on Aug. 9 made Visual Studio 2022 17.3 generally available, along with .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI), an evolution of Xamarin.Forms that adds support to create desktop apps in addition to mobile.
With Microsoft facing tough challenges in bringing Visual Studio 2022 for Mac up to parity with its Windows cousin, a new alternative just shipped: Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac.
Microsoft today (Aug. 9) shipped .NET 7 Preview 7, the final preview before it hits Release Candidate stage in advance of a Nov. 10 debut.
The idea of the cmdlet is to help inform users who may be unaware of benefits, new features and changes that could impact their automation, performance and security.
"The Python extension walkthrough has been improved to more easily guide users to installing Python when needed, and selecting it in VS Code."
After multiple previews, Microsoft shipped .NET Community Toolkit 8.0 almost exactly one year after it released v7.1 of its precursor, Windows Community Toolkit.
Here's what's new in Visual Studio Code 1.70 as highlighted by the dev team, with links for full information.
"A new .NET Data landing page will help .NET developers quickly navigate to the area of interest."
News emerged last week that famed Windows media player Winamp had been revived after four years of work by developers, whose biggest challenge was upgrading the project from Visual Studio 2008 to Visual Studio 2019.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) continues to nod to Microsoft-centric developers, most recently announcing Visual Studio 2022 on Amazon EC2, along with AWS Lambda Powertools for TypeScript.
Microsoft-owned GitHub announced the general availability of a revamped Projects that's intended to more fully integrate the project planning and development processes.
As July winded down, Microsoft started pumping out weekly previews of Visual Studio 2022 v17.3, along with open sourcing a tool to generate a software bill of materials (SBOM), instrumental to government cybersecurity best practices guidance.
You have a 50/50 shot at accessing a new experiment from the Visual Studio dev team that integrates tutorials with the IDE for an experience that combines guidance with live code.
Azure Functions, Microsoft's serverless cloud computing offering, is previewing new functionality coming with its new support of .NET 7 as a runtime.
With ASP.NET MVC out of active development in favor of ASP.NET Core, one developer is reviving the old MVC tech for application in one of the hottest projects in Microsoft's new open source, cross-platform "Core" world: Blazor.