Linux support, the most-requested feature for Visual Studio Code Live Share -- which allows real-time collaboration among developers on different machines and platforms -- was announced this week.
Windows Template Studio, an open source Visual Studio extension that provides a low-code approach to creating Universal Windows Platform apps, launched in version 2.0 with an improved Visual Studio UI highlighting new features.
At the RSA security conference, Microsoft announced a preview of Azure Sphere for securely connecting Internet of Things devices.
Mozilla has unveiled an IDE for coding WebAssembly projects that could serve as an alternative to Visual Studio and the Visual Studio Code editor.
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.
Microsoft this week announced the second previews of .NET Core 2.1 and its like-versioned associates, ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core.
The ability to use SQL with Entity Framework Core has always been a cool feature. There's a new feature in Entity Framework Core that opens the door for whole new set of SQL-related functionality.
.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.
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.
A couple years ago, Microsoft revamped its developer documentation experience, turning to an open model in which anyone could contribute to the docs.microsoft.com site. Now, a new Visual Studio Code extension has been published to make that easier.
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.
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.
Visual Studio and .NET component specialist GrapeCity's latest update features better data visualization, new project templates -- including a new .NET Standard project for Xamarin mobile development -- and more.
The latest updates to the Visual Studio App Center -- described as a "mission control" service for iOS and Android mobile apps -- includes error reporting for Xamarin-based apps, device-based management and more.
The Visual Studio Code team improved its C/C++ extension, still in preview, with a March update that focuses on improved IntelliSense for better auto-complete, easier configuration and more.
The Python extension for the open source Visual Studio Code editor -- the most popular offering available in the marketplace -- has been updated with improved debugging functionality.
'I think ASP.NET Core is the biggest game changer in the history of Web development using the Microsoft stack.'
Multi-machine deployment with Visual Studio Team Services via deployment groups is now out of preview and generally available.