A number of developer tools have been in the works and released in recent weeks leading up to the release of Office 2016 today.
Readers suggest ways to build a powerful HtmlHelper that simplifies creating typical application Views. Along the way, Peter uses a workaround for extending an anonymous object with additional properties and shows how to extract values from a lambda expression in a View.
If you've got many, many projects in a solution but are only working with one or two of them, you can simplify the view that Solution Explorer gives you.
Preview version 0.8.0 adds TypeScript 1.6 support, improved debugging features, themes, and takes care of Windows setup bugaboos that have plagued some VSC users.
The game development platform has native integration with Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition, which allows option to install it as the default IDE.
Sometimes you need to make platform-specific calls. That's where DependencyService comes in handy.
TypeScript 1.6 update adds support for React and JSX, which allows developers to use JSX syntax and TypeScript code interchangeably.
If you're not careful, you'll replace your huge, lumbering unmaintainable enterprise applications with a web of applications that can't be changed without blowing each other up. But if you apply the same tools you use inside your applications to your application architecture, you can avoid that.
Razor works like magic but, every once in a while, it gives up recognizing your code too early. Here's how to ensure that Razor sees all of your expression.
Command pattern helps to encapsulate a request as an object and lets you parameterize clients with queues, all while supporting undoable operations. I'll explain how to use command pattern using an example in which we create a list in SharePoint with Visual Studio.
Neural Network Lab
Neural network models can be created, saved and reused. Here's how.
Microsoft makes significant progress with its Azure App Service by extending Node.js support by releasing a Node SDK for Azure Mobile Apps.
Ease the pain of concurrent programming with the Actor Model and Akka.NET.
Visual Studio Toolbox
Simplify development of your next project by taking advantage of these UI control collections.
Since March, Microsoft has had designs on taking the Microsoft Build Engine open source and cross-platform as it ports it to .NET Core in the coming months. Progress is in full swing now.