With ASP.NET MVC out of active development in favor of ASP.NET Core, one developer is reviving the old MVC tech for application in one of the hottest projects in Microsoft's new open source, cross-platform "Core" world: Blazor.
Microsoft has teamed with Uno Platform to revamp its Windows Community Toolkit, a collection of helpers, extensions and custom controls for building UWP and .NET apps for Windows.
After previously discussing permutations, Dr. James McCaffrey of Microsoft Research uses step-by-step examples and full code presentations to explore combinations.
A developer-oriented, get-started-on-Azure command-line tool from Microsoft is in a public preview.
Visual Studio 2022 has been out for some eight months now, but it still lacks full support for SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), a top feature request.
In addition to the Microsoft Teams Development Tools (Teams Toolkit) improvements, it has IEnumerable debugger visualizer enhancements, a C++ LLVM tools update and more.
"Performance is always high on our priorities in EF Core," Microsoft said in announcing the new Entity Framework Core 7 Preview 6 release, which the company dubbed the "performance edition."
The sixth preview of .NET 7 improves type converter functionality, updates System.Formats.Tar APIs, adds constraints to .NET template authoring, boosts CodeGen performance and allows for JSON contract customization.
Once created, these custom elements -- a custom counter, for example -- can also be used in other single-page application (SPA) web frameworks such as React and Angular.
Amazon Web Services has made it easier to deploy .NET applications to its cloud platform via its Visual Studio toolkit or the .NET CLI (command-line interface).
Uno Platform has beaten Microsoft to the punch when it comes to multi-threading in WebAssembly, the tech behind Microsoft's client-side Blazor web-dev framework.
Microsoft's TypeScript programming language over the past few years has been steadily climbing the popularity rankings in Stack Overflow's huge annual developer survey, this year knocking off Java to crack the top five.
In the latest Visual Studio 2022 preview, developers can edit source code from within All-In-One Search results.
VMware announced a new Visual Studio toolkit for working with Kubernetes clusters, containers, microservices and other cloud-native tech in its Tanzu line of products.
Rust rules among programming languages used for WebAssembly projects, but Blazor (C#) is coming on strong.
Trying out some hidden functionality that can be enabled with a few mouse clicks (and maybe an IDE restart).
Stack Overflow's huge developer survey is out for 2022, showing that Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio have cemented their positions as the two most popular IDEs among more than 70,000 developers who were polled.
"An unacceptable abuse of power from the stewards of the platform, and a betrayal of the community."
As promised at the recent Build developer conference, Visual Studio 2022 17.3 Preview 2 is now available as a native Arm64 application on Windows 11.
Microsoft shipped the fifth preview of .NET 7 en route to a November debut, with improvements concerning generic math, observability and much more.
Microsoft updated its Quantum Development Kit (QDK) to support.NET 6 instead of .NET Core 3.1, and Visual Studio 2022 instead of VS 2019.
Microsoft struggled to improve .NET MAUI performance beyond that of Xamarin.Forms, wrestling with thorny issues like iOS app size and Android startup times.
Microsoft shipped a major update of its Windows App SDK, a unifying resource for building various kinds of Windows apps with modern technologies.
It was a big week for Microsoft-centric development news, including TypeScript 4.7 reaching General Availability, Visual Studio for Arm coming soon, Azure Deployment environments and more.
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