Just load something into the Task object's Result property.
Script references aren't just for TypeScript developers.
Microsoft boosted the text editing capabilities of its Azure Cloud Shell command-line interface (CLI) tool with the addition of graphical Visual Studio Code editor technology.
Microsoft is converting the baked-in Python IntelliSense support in Visual Studio into a standalone product and previewing it in the new update to the VS Code Python extension.
Visual Studio's AI-assisted IntelliCode is getting smarter: It now infers coding conventions by scanning existing code, and lets you know when new code violates those conventions.
Improving documentation is often cited as a good onramp to open source, and Microsoft is inviting developers to get on board with Visual Studio and VS Code.
One of the nice things about many of the ASP.NET MVC action filters is that you don't have to apply them to every Action method -- you can bang one onto a Controller to cover all the methods in the controller. But what if you have one method that doesn't fit the mold?
Microsoft added new Web app tutorials -- covering Django and Flask -- to its Python documentation for Visual Studio and its open source little cousin, the cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor.
Quantum computing is just too far out there for many developers, like something right out of Star Trek. But it's real and it's already happening, so you'd better get ready.
In less than a year, Microsoft will end support for SQL Server 2008, meaning no more updates and no more support of any kind, but perhaps more problems on the security and compliance fronts for organizations that don't migrate to newer options.
Promising a three-step, five-minute process to running code on any Azure cloud service with built-in CI/CD, Azure DevOps Projects has graduated from its public preview into general availability.
A recent Microsoft security update addresses a .NET Core security feature bypass vulnerability, while Visual Studio and ASP.NET also received updates.
Microsoft's TypeScript team just shipped the release candidate for the upcoming TypeScript 3.0, incorporating many new features dealing with project references, a new 'unknown' type and more.
The usual array of new features has been added to the Visual Studio Code editor's latest release -- v1.25, or the June release -- highlighted by a new grid editor layout.
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