• Cross-Platform C#

    Xamarin.Forms Updates

    Here’s a look -- with code samples -- at two series of updates that will improve the feature set and, most important, performance of Microsoft’s cross-platform UI solution. 10/10/2017

  • News

    Visual Studio 2017 15.4 Officially Released

    Microsoft today announced the official release of Visual Studio 15.4, a minor update that fixes bugs, improves performance and adds some new features. 10/10/2017

  • As Kotlin Ascends, What Are Options for Visual Studio Devs?

    Kotlin is a hot programming language right now, and its eclipse of Java for Android mobile development might leave Visual Studio developers wondering how they can get in on the action. 10/10/2017

  • News

    Microsoft Boosts Terminal Performance in VS Code

    After fulfilling developer demand for an integrated terminal within the Visual Studio Code editor, Microsoft has continued to incrementally improve the feature, boosting its performance by up to 45 times in the latest release. 10/10/2017

  • Code Focused

    Hide Compiler Warnings in Your Spare Time

    Learn how to keep new code-style warnings from filling up your formerly pristine Visual Studio Error List panel. 10/09/2017

  • News

    Microsoft Exec Tweets the Death of Windows Mobile

    On Sunday, a tweet signaled the end: "Of course we'll continue to support the platform.. bug fixes, security updates, etc. But building new features/hw aren't the focus" -- followed by a frowning emoticon. 10/09/2017

  • News

    Q&A: Enhancing Office 365 Collaboration via Microsoft Teams Extensions

    Paul Schaeflein, enterprise architect and Microsoft MVP for Office Development, explains how developers can use automation, bots and other rich capabilities of Microsoft Teams to enhance collaboration among Office 365 users. 10/06/2017

  • Practical TypeScript

    Build Your DOM Additions with Angular and TypeScript

    Here’s how, in Angular, you can use directives to dynamically modify HTML in Views without polluting your business logic. 10/05/2017

  • The Data Science Lab

    Neural Network L2 Regularization Using Python

    Our data science expert continues his exploration of neural network programming, explaining how regularization addresses the problem of model overfitting, caused by network overtraining. 10/05/2017

  • Encrypting Integer Values in ASP.NET MVC

    If you want to encrypt integer values, then you're going to need to store the result as a string. If you're also going to roundtrip those values from the server to the browser, you'll need this code. 10/04/2017

  • News

    AI-Driven Stack Overflow Bot Answers Programming Questions Within VS Code Editor

    Visual Studio Code developers can now leverage the power of Microsoft's AI-driven Bot Framework with a new extension developed by Microsoft and Stack Overflow, the popular programming Q&A site. 10/04/2017

  • Practical .NET

    The Heisenberg Developer

    There’s a potential security exploit that ASP.NET MVC leaves you open to. However, in Peter’s opinion, all the proposed solutions miss the point. 10/03/2017

  • News

    Puppet Previews VS Code Extension

    There's now a Visual Studio Code extension -- in technical preview -- for Puppet, the software configuration management tool that automates the delivery and operation of applications and facilitates enterprise DevOps practices. 10/03/2017

  • Leveraging the HTTP Header Location

    There's more to RESTful services than just using the HTTP verbs. You should also be leveraging the Location header and status code, for example. 10/02/2017

  • News

    VS Code Tools for AI Further Microsoft's Deep Learning Efforts

    Much of the Microsoft Ignite conference news last week focused on the company's artificial intelligence and deep learning efforts, including the new Visual Studio Code Tools for AI. 10/02/2017

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