• News

    Xamarin.Forms Mobile Apps Coming to Windows Template Studio

    Windows Template Studio, Microsoft's low-code tool for quickly creating Universal Windows Platform apps, is aiming to support more project types, including Xamarin.Forms-based iOS and Android and (possibly) Windows Presentation Foundation apps. 06/15/2018

  • News

    VSLive! Keynote: James Montemagno on .NET 'Everywhere for Everyone'

    Microsoft's .NET has come a long way from its origins as a closed-source software framework for Windows to become what James Montemagno describes as "a vast, open, constantly growing, and ever-evolving ecosystem" that millions of modern developers are leveraging to build applications for virtually any platform. 06/14/2018

  • News

    Docker, Kubernetes Updates Show Microsoft's Container Focus

    While Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella probably won't be working up a sweat jumping around a stage shouting, "containers, containers, containers!" the company is clearly ramping up its focus on the technology. 06/14/2018

  • News

    Survey: More C# Coders Targeting .NET Core

    The young .NET Core, an open source, cross-platform alternative to .NET Framework, is increasingly becoming the runtime target choice for C# coders, according to new survey results published by JetBrains. 06/13/2018

  • News

    VSLive! Keynote on Embracing Constant Change: 'You Owe it to Yourself'

    "You owe it to yourself" was a continuing theme in the keynote presentation about embracing constant change at the Visual Studio Live! conference in Boston today, presented by Jasmine Greenaway, a cloud developer advocate at Microsoft. 06/12/2018

  • News

    New Preview Simplifes the Visual Studio Kubernetes Experience

    To better support developers who are building containerized applications that target Kubernetes in Visual Studio, Microsoft last week announced the preview of an extension for the IDE. 06/11/2018

  • News

    Q&A with Scott Klein: SQL Server's Built-In Intelligence Features

    Scott Klein, CTO at Cloud and Devices, explains how enterprises can leverage the built-in intelligence features of SQL Server 2017 to ensure DevOps pays off. 06/08/2018

  • News

    Blazor Update Boosts .NET/JavaScript Interoperability

    Microsoft continues to churn out updates to its experimental Blazor technology for running C# code on the Web, with the latest boosting JavaScript interoperability. 06/08/2018

  • Practical .NET

    Choosing a Xamarin Strategy

    Here's what you need to know before you create your first Xamarin application to run on a smartphone or a tablet. 06/07/2018

  • News

    Wrangling MongoDB in VS Code? Now There's Documentation

    The May update of Visual Studio Code has added documentation for using the popular MongoDB in Microsoft's lightweight, cross-platform code editor. 06/07/2018

  • News

    TypeScript 2.9 Adds Notable Editor Features

    TypeScript 2.9 has shipped with several new editor features added along with some language/compiler features. 06/07/2018

  • News

    Microsoft Talks Visual Studio 2019

    For the first time, Microsoft has begun to officially talk about Visual Studio 2019. 06/06/2018

  • News

    Microsoft: GitHub and VSTS 'Will Not Live in the Same Portal'

    Microsoft reassured the developer community that GitHub will retain its open source independence following the big acquisition announced yesterday, though it will see deeper integration with Visual Studio Team Services. 06/05/2018

  • News

    Details Scant on How Microsoft's Acquisition of GitHub Will Affect .NET Coders

    Visual Studio and .NET-centric developers are no doubt waiting to see how today's news that Microsoft will acquire open source giant GitHub will affect their day-to-day coding, but there is already no shortage of strong opinions being voiced 06/04/2018

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