Visual Studio Code's monthly release cadence continues to stream a new supply of goodies in each iteration, with the latest one featuring better code refactoring, a more versatile color picker, automatic tag closing and much more.
Microsoft said new code refactorings highlight the latest open source TypeScript 2.5 release, along with a host of other improvements.
Noted database expert and author Ted Neward discusses his favorite features of Angular and explains how to get started with the popular platform for building Web, mobile Web, mobile native and desktop apps.
Peter completes his walk-through of creating a simple Angular app with TypeScript by responding to events, accepting data from the user and updating data back at the server with an AJAX call.
Your users will make mistakes ... but it would be a mistake to treat all their errors the same way. You can get more out of ASP.NET MVC's validation infrastructure just by paying attention to how you name your errors.
After numerous attempts, Microsoft has at last achieved success in kicking the door open and keeping it open on its dev tools.
Posted more than six years ago and seconded by more than 8,800 developers, that request received an update response from Microsoft just this week.
The Visual Studio Code team this week announced improvements to the editor's Emmet experience, which speeds up development with expandable code snippets now provided via an extension.
Learn how providing information in available HTTP header elements can help make interactions between unrelated systems straightforward and meaningful.
Microsoft continues to update its Node-ChakraCore project, which started out to expand the reach of Node.js with an open source branch and then changed direction to improve Node.js functionality such as debugging, its No. 1 pain point.
Developers surveyed by Ionic really love Visual Studio Code and like Visual Studio proper, but they're using those tools to mostly target non-Windows platforms.
Those days are long gone, but Microsoft was at one time a notorious anti-open source company. It's turned that notion upside down within a decade, and is now a member of several foundations whose purposes are to steer open source development deep into the cloud.
- By Michael Domingo