Microsoft's C++ dev team announced that an Embedded Tools extension introduced to Visual Studio 2022 last year is now available for Visual Studio Code as a preview.
It's used to create native commands by rapidly developing PowerShell cmdlets for common command-line tools, regardless of platform.
"This means VB.NET developers can keep using VB, and go to .NET, and get to .NET Core all at once."
After a previous version was canceled, Azure Sphere is back on track in version 22.02, which comes with a brand-new extension for Visual Studio 2022.
Amazon Web Services recently introduced the .NET 6 runtime for AWS Lambda, which means .NET-centric cloud coders can now do their serverless computing projects with the latest edition of Microsoft's open source developer platform, which debuted almost four months ago.
"We continue to work closely with the .NET team to align our releases, however we found some issues in .NET 7 preview 1 so we couldn't ship PowerShell 7.3 preview 2 with .NET 7."
Microsoft's dev team responsible for the Python in Visual Studio Code experience announced that its extension now supports pre-release versions for the latest cutting-edge bits.
Microsoft is previewing a new and improved WordPress on App Service on its Azure cloud computing platform.
It shows how to share Model, View and Controller code from a 10-year-old MVC Music Store app used to demo ASP.NET MVC3.
Microsoft's Visual Studio Code February 2022 update (v1.65) comes with the usual raft of new features and functionality, including a new theme, audio cues and editor history navigation, along with a preview of terminal shell integration.
Microsoft is previewing Microsoft Edge Developers Tools for Visual Studio with an extension now available in the IDE's marketplace that lets developers preview ASP.NET and ASP.NET Core projects.
Are you ready for allowing code in constructors before super(), control flow analysis for destructured discriminated unions and improved recursion depth checks?
Although Google's Flutter development platform might be seen as a competitor to Microsoft's Xamarin.Forms and .NET MAUI, Microsoft's Surface Duo dev team is continuing to contribute foldable tech to Google's open source mobile-centric project.
With Windows App SDK v1.1 coming up soon, Microsoft is showing some love to vendors who have contributed to a growing ecosystem of third-party components, controls and other offerings for the Windows app development scheme.
GitHub announced a public beta of Codespaces prebuilds to speed up the creation of the cloud-hosted Visual Studio Code-based development environments.
"It doesn't feel like a nice addition to the language and has already caused a lot of holy wars."
Microsoft's new-age, open source, cross-platform data access tech doesn't run on the old, proprietary, Windows-only .NET Framework.
In creating .NET 7, Microsoft will continue to improve functionality for WebAssembly, the tech behind client-side Blazor, with plans to boost Ahead Of Time (AOT) compilation, multi-threading and cryptography support
Microsoft this week shipped .NET 7 Preview 1, the first look at the upcoming umbrella release that will finally unify all the disparate .NET dev tooling.