After helping developers collaborate from within Visual Studio with Live Share, Microsoft is finding those coders are coming up with innovative use cases for the technology it hadn't thought of.
Amid the hubbub caused by Microsoft open sourcing WPF, WinForms and other desktop tech, the company also shipped the final version of .NET Core 2.2 and unveiled the first preview of .NET Core 3.0.
Visual Studio's IntelliCode has gotten smarter -- using artificial intelligence to provide better code completion suggestions -- and more robust, now supporting more programming languages.
Microsoft believes artificial intelligence is so powerful it should be "democratized" so organizations and developers of all types can use it to transform and improve their business practices.
Microsoft's sunsetting of the proprietary Windows-centric .NET Framework continues as the company has open sourced some of its most popular desktop components: Windows Presentation Foundation, Windows Forms and Windows UI XAML Library.
Visual Studio 2019 debuted today in its first preview, showing off more collaborative and "smarter" AI-assisted coding.
The popular Python extension for Visual Studio Code is out in a November update that sees it getting smaller, downloading faster, installing quicker and starting up sooner.
Microsoft is preparing its open source Visual Studio Code editor to support Blazor, the company's experimental technology for using languages such as C# for Web programming.
Eric Vogel provides many code samples to show how to use Entity Framework Core for an ASP.NET Core MVC application.
The newly shipped Visual Studio 2017 for Mac 7.7 features improved IntelliSense and supports newer versions of .NET Core 2.2 and Azure Functions, among other improvements.
If you want to know what your next call to SaveChanges is going to do to your database then you want to use Entity Framework's ChangeTracker.
Microsoft, already busy with the upcoming Visual Studio 2019, has shipped the final minor update to Visual Studio 2017, improving debugging, UWP development and more.
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