• News

    Blazor WebAssembly Template Lands in .NET 5 Preview 6

    Microsoft shipped Preview 6 of the unifying .NET 5 framework, with several updates being added to the web site development component of the framework -- ASP.NET Core -- including the addition of a Blazor WebAssembly template. 06/25/2020

  • News

    .NET 5 Now 2 Steps Away from Feature Complete

    Microsoft shipped the sixth preview of .NET 5, saying the milestone release designed to combine all things .NET is only two steps away from becoming feature complete in preview 8, with the final GA release scheduled for November. 06/25/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Furthers Big Java Push with OpenJDK Port

    Microsoft is furthering its big Java push -- marked by last year's debut of the Java Engineering Group in its Developer Division -- by porting OpenJDK for Windows 10 on Arm (AArch64)-based devices. 06/25/2020

  • News

    Kubernetes Machine Learning Hacked for Crypto Mining in Azure Cloud

    Hackers managed to exploit user misconfigurations -- apparently done for convenience -- to launch cryptocurrency mining campaigns leveraging powerful Kubernetes machine learning nodes in the Azure cloud, Microsoft announced earlier this month. 06/24/2020

  • News

    Move Over, JSON, Here's gRPC-Web for .NET (& Blazor)

    Microsoft officially released gRPC-Web for .NET, aiming the RPC-based (Remote Procedure Call) framework at browser-based apps, including those built with Blazor, the red-hot project that allows for creating browser/web apps with C# instead of JavaScript. 06/23/2020

  • News

    Python in Visual Studio Code Gets a Start Page

    Among the improvements to Python functionality in the open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor is a new start page highlighting the latest features, changes, tutorials and more. 06/23/2020

  • News

    Xamarin.Forms 4.7 Ships

    Microsoft shipped Xamarin.Forms 4.7, improving the definition of grid columns and rows, multi-bindings, shapes/paths and more. 06/23/2020

  • The Data Science Lab

    Working With PyTorch Tensors

    Dr. James McCaffrey of Microsoft Research presents the fundamental concepts of tensors necessary to establish a solid foundation for learning how to create PyTorch neural networks, based on his teaching many PyTorch training classes at work. 06/15/2020

  • News

    Microsoft Ships 5th Previews of .NET 5, Entity Framework Core 5

    Microsoft today announced the fifth previews of .NET 5.0 and Entity Framework Core 5.0 en route to a November general release date, though not all of the planned functionality will be finalized by then because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 06/10/2020

  • News

    VS Code Go Language Extension Goes from Microsoft to Google

    Citing the need for "more maintenance and support," Microsoft and Google have announced that further development of the Microsoft-led Go programming language extension for Visual Studio Code has been taken over by Google. 06/10/2020

  • News

    VS Code May 2020 Update Features Tips, Remote Development Talks from Build

    While announcing the usual plethora of new and improved features and functionality in the May 2020 update of the open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor, the dev team included a new twist: talks on tips and tricks, remote development, and the history of VS Code presented in the recent Build 2020 developer conference. 06/10/2020

  • News

    .NET Core Update Fixes Denial-of-Service Vulnerability

    Microsoft cranked out June 2020 updates to .NET Core 3.1 (and 2.1) to address a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability. 06/09/2020

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