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    Coding WebAssembly? New IDE Offers Alternative to Visual Studio

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  • HTTP Protocol: Headers vs. Body

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    Q&A with Jason Bock: What's New with Concurrent Programming in .NET

    From new features like async return types and advice on when to use the latest structures, here's Microsoft MVP Jason Bock's top tips for developers currently working with concurrent and asynchronous programming. 04/13/2018

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    .NET Core Is Key Focus of Upcoming Visual Studio Features

    .NET Core, the reinvention of the Microsoft .NET Framework as an open source, cross-platform development choice, is a key focus of the upcoming features planned for the Visual Studio IDE. 04/11/2018

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    If you're wondering how to start integrating TypeScript into your development practices, here's both when to do it and how to do it. 04/10/2018

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    New VS Code Tool Eases Writing Microsoft Documentation

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    Visual Studio 2017 v15.7 Preview 3: Mobile Gets a Boost

    Microsoft yesterday cranked out the third preview of Visual Studio 2017 version 15.7 with the usual bevy of improvements, including several of special interest to mobile developers creating apps with Xamarin and other .NET tools. 04/10/2018

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    '90s-Era File Manager Open Sourced, Available as Visual Studio Solution

    Microsoft's Craig Wittenberg has revived the original File Manager that first came with Windows 3.0 in 1990, getting it to run on Windows 10 and making it available as a Visual Studio solution. 04/09/2018

  • News

    What's New in Visual Studio Code 1.22 (March Release)

    Among the usual bevy of new features introduced on a monthly basis by the Visual Studio Code team is a new take on debugging breakpoints, called Logpoints. It comes in the March release, v1.22. 04/09/2018

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