Microsoft, apparently trying to enhance every product it has with an AI-powered Copilot, announced a new one for the latest release of SQL Server Developer Tools (SSDT) in Visual Studio.
A cross-platform media player highlights the new Uno Platform 4.9, the latest edition of the application framework that lets developers write an application once in XAML and C# and deploy it to any target platform.
With Visual Studio v17.6 becoming generally available recently, Microsoft provided a peek at what's coming up in the next iteration, VS 2022 v17.7
Dev team shows how Welcome revamp was first presented and then how it was shaped by community feedback.
Microsoft's Mads Kristensen showed off some advanced Visual Studio tips and tricks ranging from layouts to dev tunnels to solution colors and more.
Emphasizing its "dev" focus, Microsoft trumpeted its Dev Home, Dev Drive and Dev Box offerings at its Build 2023 developer conference this week.
At Build 2023, Microsoft revealed updates for Dev Box, a cloud-based developer workstation service.
Microsoft's fourth preview of .NET 8 continues to boost native native Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation, while Blazor gets streaming component rendering.
Microsoft announced the general availability of Visual Studio 2022 v17.6, bringing a host of new features, improvements and bug fixes to the flagship IDE.
So you've finally been plucked off the GitHub Copilot chat waitlist. Now what?
There's a lot of confusion about async/await, Task/TPL and asynchronous and parallel programming in general, so Jeremy Clark is on a mission to inform developers on how to use everything properly.
Uno Platform, which offers a framework for building cross-platform applications with .NET, announced a new version of its Visual Studio Code extension that adds mobile targeting.
Microsoft announced a series of UI updates for Visual Studio 2022 aimed at improving visual cohesion, accessibility, productivity and customization of the IDE, as well as aligning it with the Microsoft Fluent design language.
This is a crucial consideration as it has a major impact on the long-term development of a company or project. So the importance of knowing how to make an informed decision on which path to choose can't be understated.
Microsoft added .NET MAUI and Azure Functions support to its .NET Upgrade Assistant, which helps developers upgrade any .NET application to the latest version of .NET from right inside the Visual Studio 2022 IDE.
We often hear about the big new features in .NET or C#. But what about all of those lesser-known but useful new features like collection indices and ranges, date features, pattern matching and records?
Microsoft has improved the code-completion capabilities of Visual Studio's AI-powered development feature, IntelliCode, with a neural network approach.
Microsoft's ongoing revamp of the Windows Community Toolkit (WCT) is providing multiple benefits, including making it easier for developer to contribute to the project, which is a collection of helpers, extensions and custom controls for building UWP and .NET apps for Windows.
It helps developers infuse advanced AI technology into their apps, including wildly popular generative AI systems like ChatGPT and GPT-4 from Microsoft partner OpenAI.
"This is the beginnings of the Blazor unification effort to enable using Blazor components for all your web UI needs, client-side and server-side."
Offering .NET UI controls for mobile, web and desktop development, the release is available in a free trial.
Released last week, .NET MAUI (.NET Multi-platform App UI) in .NET 8 Preview 3 mostly continues the effort to improve the quality of UI controls, layout and memory management, Microsoft said.
In the new .NET 8 Preview 3, Microsoft introduced initial support for native Ahead-of-Time (AOT) compilation in the framework's web-dev component, ASP.NET Core.
With so much evolving (and occasionally inaccurate) discourse out there around ChatGPT it's critical for devs to learn best practices, tips and guidance from the true experts in these fields.
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