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Microsoft Embeds Artificial Intelligence Platform in Windows 10 Update

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Mar 20, 2018

The next Windows 10 update opens the way for the integration of artificial intelligence functionalities within Windows applications. Developers will be able to integrate pre-trained deep-learning models converted to the ONNX framework in their Windows applications.

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Microsoft Seems to Have Stopped Developing Windows 10 Mobile

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Oct 09, 2017

Although no official statement has been issued by the company, some later affirmations by top Microsoft executives tell us that Windows 10 Mobile development is stopped.

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UWP Community Toolkit Prepares for Windows Fluent Design

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Sep 05, 2017

Microsoft continues to prepare for the forthcoming Fall Creators Update for Windows 10, and they are upgrading developers tools and resources as part of these preparations. The UWP Community Toolkit (UCT) has been updated to take advantage of Microsoft's new Fluent Design Language that will eventually become the new user interface for Windows 10.

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Visual Studio 2017 15.4 Prepares for Windows 10 Fall Update

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Aug 25, 2017

Microsoft has released a preview for Visual Studio 2017 15.4. This release focuses on additions to support the forthcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. UWP apps gain support for .NET Standard 2.0 and a new template makes it easier to bundle both traditional Win32 and UWP apps for distribution.

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Microsoft Build 2017 - Day 2 Early Access

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 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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How Microsoft Solved Git’s Problem with Large Repositories

by Jonathan Allen Follow 529 Followers on  Feb 08, 2017

While Git is often considered to be the best version control software in wide adoption, the way entire repositories are copied onto the developer’s machine can be a deal breaker. Microsoft discovered this when they tried to migrate a 300 GB repository from their internal system to Git. The end result was the creation of the Git Virtual File System (GVFS).

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Microsoft Edge Extension Toolkit Aims to Bring Chrome Extensions to Edge

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Aug 13, 2016

A new tool for Windows 10 from Microsoft, the Edge Extension Toolkit, aims to make it easier to convert Chrome extensions to Microsoft Edge extensions.

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Survey: Android’s Lead is Consolidated

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Aug 10, 2016

According to the latest Developer Nation Q3 2016 survey from VisionMobile, Android’s lead over iOS as primary platform and developer mindshare has been consolidated. Also, Windows developers prefer C# in the cloud while Linux ones stay with Java.

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Microsoft Edge Get Extensions, Better JavaScript in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 04, 2016

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update includes the latest version of Microsoft's Edge web browser. The newest version supports extensions and Windows Hello, and includes a number of HTML5 and JavaScript features.

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Codename One Adds Support for Java Apps to Target the Universal Windows Platform

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 8 Followers on  Jun 30, 2016 1

Codename One, a popular app development environment that allows Java to be used for a variety of platforms, can now also target the Universal Windows Platform. This will allow Java developers to target any device where Windows 10 is installed- whether phone, table or desktop- and raises the number of targetable platforms to eight.

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Microsoft Boasts Power Efficiency of Edge

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 21, 2016

Microsoft boasts that users of its Edge web browser see improved battery performance over other browsers. In addition, the new Windows 10 Anniversary Edition will bring even greater battery efficiency improvements in the browser.

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Porting Win32 Applications to Windows 10 with VS15

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  May 20, 2016

Project Centennial represents one of Microsoft's efforts to make the migration of existing Win32 applications to the Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform easier. A new extension makes this tool easier to use under Visual Studio "15".

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Details on How Linux Runs Natively on Windows

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Apr 26, 2016

Microsoft has recently announced the intention to integrate Linux Bash with Windows 10, making it possible to run native Linux ELF64 binaries on their operating system. To avoid incorrect speculation on how this is possible, Deepu Thomas, the Leader of the Windows Subsystem for Linux team, has provided details on how Linux runs on Windows.

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Simplifying the Road from Win32 to Windows 10

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Mar 31, 2016

One of the challenges Microsoft faces with Windows 10 is due to the company's own massive success in building their large library of traditional Win32 applications. Today at Build Microsoft revealed a new tool that makes porting an existing Win32 based application vastly easier.

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Raspberry Pi Leaps into 64-bit Computing with Model 3

by Alex Blewitt Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 29, 2016

Today, the Raspberry Pi foundation launched their Model 3, with a 64-bit processor and on-board WiFi and Bluetooth support. InfoQ looks at what this means for the embedded device community.

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