• News

    Microsoft Ships Visual Studio 2017 v15.7, Xamarin.Forms 3.0, .NET Core 2.1 RC, More

    To mark the opening of its signature Build developers conference, Microsoft shipped a bunch of Visual Studio-related projects that have been in preview, including Visual Studio 2017 v15.7, Xamarin.Forms 3.0, .NET Core 2.1 Release Candidate and many more. 05/07/2018

  • News

    Microsoft Brings AI to Visual Studio with IntelliCode

    Artificial intelligence was the dominant theme of today's Microsoft Build conference, and of special interest to Visual Studio coders is AI-assisted development via IntelliCode. 05/07/2018

  • News

    Microsoft Updates Blazor Project for .NET Web Apps Using WebAssembly

    Blazor, the experimental project underway at Microsoft to provide Web app development with .NET tool such as C#, has just been updated with new features as it journeys to beta status. 05/07/2018

  • News

    Extension Updates Highlight VS Code 1.23 (April 2018 Edition)

    Microsoft said the newest monthly release of its open source, cross-platform Visual Studio Code editor focused on APIs to help developers create third-party extensions. 05/07/2018

  • News

    Blazor Steals the Show in VSLive! .NET Keynote

    While Microsoft's Scott Hunter touched upon the goodies coming in the bits for .NET Core, .NET Framework, .NET Standard, ASP.NET Core and more, it was the cutting-edge Blazor technology that stole the show. 05/03/2018

  • News

    Windows Dev Center Helps Submit Progressive Web Apps to Microsoft Store

    Microsoft's new acceptance of Progressive Web Apps PWAs in the Microsoft Store for Windows 10 just got easier with the ability to submit them via Windows Dev Center. 05/03/2018

  • News

    VS Code Supports Java-Based Eclipse Jetty Web Server

    A new extension announced by the Visual Studio Code team provides support for Eclipse Jetty, a Java-based Web server and servlet container. 05/03/2018

  • News

    VSLive! Keynote: Abel Wang on Microsoft's DevOps Journey

    The changes Microsoft had to make to transform from a traditional, waterfall-oriented software provider to an agile, cloud-based organization were part of a “very painful journey,” recalled Abel Wang, but one the company simply had to make. 05/02/2018

  • Practical TypeScript

    Creating New Classes from Old with Mixins

    If you like the idea of creating a new class from whatever other classes you have lying around, you have two ways of doing in TypeScript ... and both are type safe (within limits). 05/01/2018

  • Practical .NET

    Your First Xamarin.Forms Project

    If you've got a recent version of Visual Studio (Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition, for example) then you can start creating an Android application. Here's what you need to do to get your first project set up. 05/01/2018

  • News

    Microsoft Releases .NET Framework 4.7.2

    Microsoft's new .NET Core 2.0 offering may be generating the most buzz among .NET developers these days, but for many use cases the traditional .NET Framework is still the best choice, just released in version 4.7.2. 05/01/2018

  • Practical .NET

    Moving to the Cloud: A Piecemeal Strategy

    You can move all your applications to the cloud in one giant migration. You might even live. Peter thinks there's a better, smarter way and it doesn't start with your Web applications. 05/01/2018

  • The Data Science Lab

    Clustering Non-Numeric Data Using Python

    The data science doctor explains everything you need to know about clustering data, the process of grouping items so those in a group (cluster) are similar and items in different groups are dissimilar. 04/30/2018

  • News

    Visual Studio Team Adds More Python Functionality

    The VS Code team is well-known for going all in on Python development, but the Visual Studio IDE team has also been busy in adding and improving features for using the popular and growing programming language. 04/27/2018

  • News

    Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2

    With a host of improvements based on customer and SQL community feedback, the SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 was released by Microsoft. 04/27/2018

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