• News

    TypeScript Cracks Top 10 in Programming Language Popularity Ranking

    Just a couple months after declaring TypeScript was "exploding" in relation to other programming languages, analyst firm RedMonk is out with a new ranking that shows it cracking the top 10, a rare event in the history of the index. 07/19/2019

  • News

    C++ Memory Bugs Prompt Microsoft to Eye Rust Instead

    Microsoft is eyeing the Rust programming language as a safer replacement of C/C++ code after discovering the "astonishing" number of security problems caused by memory corruption bugs. 07/18/2019

  • News

    ML.NET Machine Learning Framework Updated

    Microsoft's open source machine learning framework, ML.NET, has been updated to version 1.2, continuing to add features to help .NET developers use their familiar tools and languages to infuse ML functionality into their applications. 07/17/2019

  • News

    AWS VS Code Toolkit Targets Serverless Cloud Development

    Cloud development giant Amazon Web Services has made a new toolkit for Visual Studio Code generally available, especially tuned to serverless (Lambda functions) development. 07/17/2019

  • News

    Snppts Aims to Provide One-Stop Shop for Xamarin UI

    A Microsoft dev blog introduced Snppts, a new GitHub project that aims to aggregate community Xamarin UI constructs in one place. 07/15/2019

  • News

    Xamarin.Forms Gets XAML Hot Reload

    Microsoft announced XAML Hot Reload is coming this year to Xamarin.Forms, bringing the cross-platform mobile development tooling more up to par with React Native and Flutter. 07/12/2019

  • News

    Open Source AWS Cloud Development Kit Hits GA with TypeScript Support, C# On Tap

    .NET-centric coders using Visual Studio can now ease their Amazon Web Services (AWS) development with the new Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), an open source framework for Infrastructure as Code projects. 07/11/2019

  • News

    Microsoft Revamps Azure SDKs for Java, Python, JavaScript and .NET

    Microsoft is previewing a new set of Azure SDKs as part of a revamp undertaken as the cloud development platform has matured, allowing the company to better identify patterns and practices critical to developer productivity. 07/10/2019

  • News

    Microsoft Fixes .NET Core Spoofing Vulnerability

    Microsoft today (July 9) issued security-and-reliability updates to two .NET Core and .NET Core SDK releases, featuring a spoofing vulnerability fix. 07/09/2019

  • News

    VS Code June 2019 Release Bolsters Remote Development

    One of the more popular recent features added Visual Studio Code is a preview of remote development functionality, getting a boost in the June release, version 1.36. 07/09/2019

  • In-Depth

    Xamarin.Forms 4.0 Deep Dive: Microsoft Details New Features

    Here's an examination of the new features in the Xamarin.Forms 4.0 major release, drawing on a new podcast, video, blogs posts and Microsoft documentation. 06/28/2019

  • News

    Uno Platform Ports Open Source Windows Calculator (C++) to Web/iOS/Android (C#)

    While porting a calculator to a different platform might seem simple -- how hard can it be to convert code for addition/subtraction/multiplication/division? -- the reality is far different. 06/27/2019

  • News

    AI Debugging Tool TensorWatch Open Sourced by Microsoft Research

    TensorWatch, a new AI debugging and visualization tool from Microsoft Research, is now available as an open source offering on GitHub, where it's "under heavy development with a goal of providing a platform for debugging machine learning in one easy to use, extensible, and hackable package." 06/27/2019

  • News

    Super-Popular VS Code Python Tool Gets Update

    The Python Extension for Visual Studio Code -- installed more than 9.3 million times -- has received an update that closes some 70 issues. 06/26/2019

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