Userware, on a years-long mission to provide an open source alternative to Microsoft Silverlight, shipped OpenSilver 1.0 just as Microsoft ended support for the popular web-dev tool.
"It is challenging to make native AI applications portable to multiple platforms given the variations in programming languages and deployment environments."
Will advanced AI robots replace professional software developers? Depends on who you ask.
Some 10 years after the final Microsoft Silverlight release, some developers still fear being "Silverlighted," or seeing a development product in which they have invested heavily be abandoned by Microsoft.
The big annual Stack Overflow Developer Survey reveals some curious data points, like .NET Core/.NET 5 being the "most loved" non-web dev framework even though the old .NET Framework that it's replacing is still being used more.
Extensions like the Chrome Debugger or the Microsoft Edge Debugger are no longer needed.
In announcing Windows 11, Microsoft said a more open Microsoft Store ecosystem will provide more opportunities for developers.
Call it low-code for the web: Azure Static Web Apps has reached general availability, providing a quick onramp to full-stack projects with static front ends and dynamic back ends powered by Azure Functions serverless computing.
Because WebSockets allows for full-duplex communication channels over a single TCP connection, it can be used to open a two-way interactive communication session between the user's browser and a server.
The Oqtane project -- a modular application framework for Blazor -- has been updated with more templating functionality, along with user experience (UX) improvements and fixes.
Updates to Microsoft's AI/ML tooling highlight recent developments in the .NET dev world, which include PeachPie 1.0 (PHP in .NET) and new performance monitoring support for Xamarin.
Migration technology uses the Angular web framework and Progress Kendo UI user interface elements to convert ASP.NET Web Forms client code to HTML and CSS, with application business logic converted automatically to ASP.NET Core.