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Xamarin Live Player Speeds App Development Cycle

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 19, 2017

Mobile development has long required a large set of SDKs and tooling infrastructure to be in place before any code could be written. Xamarin Live Player intends to change that by making it easier for mobile developers to develop apps with nothing more than their target device and either Visual Studio 2017 or Visual Studio for Mac.

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ASP.NET Core 2 Preview Released

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 17, 2017

Joining the release of .NET Core 2 Preview, the ASP.NET Core 2 preview has been released. Version 2 will adhere to .NET Standard 2.0, making it eagerly awaited by .NET developers.

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Building an F# Web Server with Freya

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 1 Followers on  May 15, 2017

Freya is an F# web framework focusing on HTTP primitives and concurency. It doesn't include interface constructs such as templating. Marcus Griep presented Freya at F# eXchange 2017, where he explained its core model. He also showed the different mechanisms available for performance and concurrency, such as Hopac and Kestrel integrations.

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Microsoft Invests in Hybrid Connectivity, Releases On-Premises Data Gateway

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  May 14, 2017

In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced the On-premises data gateway has reached General Availability (GA). This gateway allows for remote connectivity from many Microsoft PaaS and SaaS services to data sources residing behind a corporate firewall.

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What’s Coming Next for Visual Studio

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 12, 2017

Visual Studio 15.2 was just released but the development team continues to work non-stop. At Build 2017, Microsoft discussed the new features coming in 15.3 and where the product is headed next.

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Microsoft Announces Draft .NET Architecture Guidance

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  May 12, 2017

Four application architecture guidance drafts are available from Microsoft. These drafts cover four areas: Microservices and Docker, ASP.NET Web Applications, Azure Cloud Deployment, and Xamarin Mobile Applications. Each guidance consists of a set of documents appropriate for the topic. Microsoft wants feedback from the general community on these draft documents.

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.NET Core 2.0 Preview Released, Includes Visual Basic Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 11, 2017 4

Microsoft has announced the release of .NET Core 2 Preview 1. This brings .NET Core into compliance with .NET Standard 2 and adds Visual Basic support to .NET Core for the first time.

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What ASP.NET Core May Bring to the .NET Framework’s String Handling

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers on  May 11, 2017

In what was apparently a major miscommunication among Microsoft’s developers and managers, ASP.NET Core 2.0 will in fact be supported on the full the .NET Framework. The change to only offer ASP.NET Core on .NET Core was supposed to be a temporary step to ease development.

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Microsoft Build 2017 - Day 2 Early Access

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 11, 2017

On day 2 of the Build 2017 developer conference, Microsoft turns to focus on Windows 10, new developer tools for supporting non-Windows devices, and new devices in mixed reality.

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Build 2017 Day 1 Keynote Recap

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 10, 2017

Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference began today with an informative and wide-ranging presentation of new technologies for the artificial intelligence, Azure and the cloud, and developer tools. InfoQ was there to provide a running summary and key takeaways.

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Microsoft Build 2017 - Day 1 Early Access

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 10, 2017

Microsoft has granted several news sites, including InfoQ, an early look at what will be introduced at Build 2017. Take a look at what Microsoft has in store for developers and be sure to check back throughout the day for updates on these announcements.

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ASP.NET Core Drops Support for .NET Framework

by Jonathan Allen Follow 6 Followers , Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 09, 2017 4

Last Friday, ASP.NET Core quietly switched to only supporting .NET Core 2.0. This means that ASP.NET Core 1.0/1.1 applications running Mono or the full .NET Framework will not be upgradable to ASP.NET Core 2.0 when it is released in 2-3 months. Seen as a major breaking change to the platform without a public discussion or formal announcement, this has angered many prominent developers.

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Microsoft Releases APIs for Face Recognition, Computer Vision, and Content Moderation

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2017 2

Microsoft Cognitive Services released its Face, Computer Vision, and Content Moderator APIs to its users in late April. Cognitive Services comprises many APIs and services that enable developers to add image recognition, speech, translation and other functionality to their own applications, without having to develop these capabilities themselves.

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Google Invests in Cognitive: Cloud Speech API Reaches General Availability

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  May 06, 2017

In a recent blog post, Google announced their Cloud Speech API has reached General Availability. The Cloud Speech API allows developers to include pre-trained machine learning models for cognitive tasks such as video, image and text analysis in addition to dynamic translation. The Cloud Speech API was launched, in open beta, last summer.

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.NET Framework 4.7 Now Generally Available

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  May 05, 2017

.NET Framework 4.7 debuted with the release of Windows 10 Creators Edition, but was not available for prior releases of Windows until now. The general availability of .NET Framework 4.7 provides users of Windows 7-10 with the latest features including support for C#7 and VB 15, bug fixes, and expanded cryptography support.

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