• News

    Edge Browser Switches WebAssembly to 'On'

    For the first time, the Microsoft Edge Web browser provides default support for WebAssembly, the experimental technology that lets developers write Web code in non-JavaScript languages like C, C++ and even -- with a little work -- .NET languages like C#. 11/06/2017

  • News

    Electron.NET Uses ASP.NET Core 2.0 for Cross-Platform Desktop Apps

    Two Microsoft MVPs have collaborated on a project called Electron.NET that uses the open source ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework to create cross-platform desktop apps running on Windows, OSX and Linux. 11/03/2017

  • Practical TypeScript

    Integrating Angular 2 Directives

    It’s easy to integrate your own attribute directives into Angular 2 templates to pass data from your component to your directive, have it respond to events on your page or even have your directive fire events to be processed by the component using it. 11/02/2017

  • News

    Visual Studio Team Services in UI/UX Revamp

    The latest development sprint for Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is short on new features but does tease a major revamp of the UI to improve the user experience. 11/02/2017

  • News

    What's Coming for Visual Studio Code

    Microsoft published the roadmap for Visual Studio Code, giving developers a glimpse into upcoming features for the popular, open source, lightweight code editor. 11/01/2017

  • News

    Microsoft Quickens C# Release Cadence, Unveils v7.1

    Here are the new features being introduced with C# 7.1, the first "point" release in the programming language's accelerated release cadence. 11/01/2017

  • The Data Science Lab

    Neural Network Batch Training Using Python

    Our resident data scientist explains how to train neural networks with two popular variations of the back-propagation technique: batch and online. 10/31/2017

  • Ouch! Stack Overflow Devs Really Don't Like Microsoft

    Microsoft programming languages, products -- and even the company itself -- graded poorly in a Stack Overflow data scientist's investigation into the most "disliked" tech offerings on the popular coding Q&A site. 10/31/2017

  • News

    Microsoft Updates R Distro for Big Data Analytics

    Microsoft R Open, the company's enhanced, open source distribution of the R programming language especially suited for Big Data statistical analysis and data science, has been upgraded. 10/31/2017

  • News

    XAML Controls Gallery Teaches Fluent Design for Windows 10 UWP Apps

    Microsoft is showing off its Fluent Design System across apps built for all Windows 10-based devices with the new XAML Controls Gallery that provides interactive samples built with the XML-based markup language. 10/30/2017

  • News

    Visual Studio Mobile Center Adds React Native Code Signing

    In another Microsoft embrace of competitive technologies, the Visual Studio Mobile Center -- serving as "mission control" for mobile apps -- now supports code signing of React Native apps via its new CodePush functionality. 10/30/2017

  • News

    Microsoft Updates Entity Framework, Even as EF Core Ascends

    Microsoft shipped a new release of the nine-year-old Entity Framework object/relational mapper (O/RM) runtime even as it cedes mindshare to the newer, lightweight, open source and cross-platform version, Entity Framework Core. 10/27/2017

  • Visual Studio Toolbox

    Code Analysis, Profiling and Refactoring Tools for Visual Studio 2017

    Premature optimization may be the root of all evil, but these tools will make sure your code is clear, clean and secure. 10/26/2017

  • Facing Developer Anger, Microsoft Reverses VS Code Icon Color Change

    Citing "passionate feedback" from developers (some called it "backlash") that was "very helpful, painful, and entertaining all at the same time," Microsoft reversed its decision to change the color of the icons for the Visual Studio Code editor. 10/25/2017

  • News

    New Visual Studio 2017 15.5 Preview Boosts C++ Functionality

    Microsoft this week issued its second preview of Visual Studio 2017 15.5, with several new features introduced to improve C++ development in particular. 10/25/2017

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