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    What's the Top App Model Used by .NET Developers?

    Echoing an earlier report on the popularity of ASP.NET in the .NET/C# tech stack, a new survey from the .NET Foundation finds the web framework dominates the ranking of app models used by respondents. 04/30/2021

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    Microsoft Joins Bytecode Alliance to Further Blazor-Backing WebAssembly Tech

    Microsoft and several other industry heavyweights have joined to incorporate the Bytecode Alliance, on a mission to create new software foundations based on standards such as WebAssembly, a key component of Microsoft's Blazor project that allows for web coding with C# instead of JavaScript. 04/29/2021

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    New Azure Web PubSub Unveiled for Real-time WebSocket Apps

    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. 04/29/2021

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    Modular Blazor App Framework Oqtane Boosts Templates

    The Oqtane project -- a modular application framework for Blazor -- has been updated with more templating functionality, along with user experience (UX) improvements and fixes. 04/29/2021

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    VS Code Goes on Security 'MITRE ATT&CK' with New Extension

    Security firm Red Canary has open sourced a new Visual Studio Code extension that helps security analysts and engineers interact with the MITRE ATT&CK framework with the help of editor features like code completion, hover pop-ups and searching of attack techniques. 04/28/2021

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    Not Much for Dev Tools in Microsoft's Big Accessibility Push Announcement

    There's nothing about development tools such as Visual Studio and VS Code in the announcement of Microsoft's new five-year accessibility push, although they have long been getting such functionality from the dev teams. 04/28/2021

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    Report: Mac Developers Prefer VS Code over Xcode

    About 57 percent of respondents chose VS Code, followed by Xcode (34 percent), Sublime Text (15 percent), IntelliJ (13 percent), PhpStorm (9 percent) and Nova (5 percent). 04/27/2021

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    Survey Reveals Bigger C# Community, Most and Least Popular Uses

    Polling more than 19,000 developers, the new "Developer Economics State of the Developer Nation, 20th Edition," report is out, finding that C# has ticked up a notch in popularity, overtaking PHP for No. 5 on that ranking. What's more, the big twice-yearly report identifies what areas are most and least popular for coding in Microsoft's flagship programming language. 04/26/2021

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    'Epic Fail': ASP.NET PM Struggles with Blazor Hot Reload in Live Demo

    "Epic fail," commented a developer who this week tuned in to a livestreamed ASP.NET Community Standup event on "ASP.NET Core updates in .NET 6 Preview 3" in which Daniel Roth, principal program manager (the head guy) for ASP.NET, struggled with a Blazor Hot Reload demo. 04/23/2021

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    Unity Game Platform Details Plans for .NET and C#

    Unity Technologies, known for its real-time development platform used widely for gaming apps, has detailed its plans for incorporating new changes in .NET and C# being pushed out by Microsoft. 04/22/2021

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    Red Hat Adds Java Features to Visual Studio Code

    Red Hat's contribution to the Java Extension Pack adds type hierarchy and package refactoring when a file is moved. 04/22/2021

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    Azure SDK Gets Communications Services Libraries, Based on Teams Tech

    They empower cloud developers to create applications that incorporate chat, voice calling, video calling, traditional telephone calling, SMS messaging and other real-time communication functionality. 04/22/2021