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IDC Analyst Al Hilwa talks about Microsoft's efforts in building a Windows 8 ecosystem, and whether .NET developers should be worried about their skillset becoming obsolete.
Posted on 09/09/2013 at 12:43 PM
While the latest TIOBE Index of programming language popularity isn't earth-shaking -- focusing on an all-time high for statistical language R -- perhaps the the biggest surprise is this: Classic Visual Basic (VB6) is still in the top 20.
Turning his attention to the extremely time-consuming task of machine learning data preparation, Dr. James McCaffrey of Microsoft Research explains how to examine data files and how to identify and deal with missing data.
Amazon Web Services introduced a tool to help its cloud computing users port their .NET Framework apps to .NET Core, the open source, cross-platform successor to the 18-year-old, Windows-only legacy framework.
The dev team for Python in Visual Studio Code announced a new tool to provide those smarts, Pylance, named after a character created by the British Monty Python surreal comedy troupe.
Right now, in Visual Studio, you can create a solution that takes a single UI with its code and shares it across Windows, Android, macOS, iOS and web browsers. It's not a perfect cross-platform solution (yet), but it's here now.
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