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First Look at Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1

by Jeff Martin Follow 19 Followers on  Dec 05, 2018 2

Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1 at the Connect 2018 event. This preview highlights many changes, from the IDE's startup, to code refactoring functionality, and greater use of search functions to better navigate large source trees.

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Microsoft Open Sources WPF, WinForms, and WinUI

by Jeff Martin Follow 19 Followers on  Dec 04, 2018

Today at Microsoft Connect 2018, the company announced the first preview of .NET Core 3.0. Contained within that is a bigger announcement: the company is releasing WPF, Windows Forms (WinForms), and WinUI as open source projects on GitHub with a MIT license.

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Visual Studio 2017 15.9 Debuts

by Jeff Martin Follow 19 Followers on  Dec 03, 2018

As Microsoft looks ahead to VS2019, the company hasn't forgotten VS2017. The ninth update brings a bevy of bug fixes and adds a new features and language conformance for C++ developers. Some tweaks for .NET Core SDK behavior have been to simplify versioning.

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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure IoT Central

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 30, 2018

Microsoft has announced the general availability of Azure IoT Central, a software as a service solution for working with the internet of things. With Azure IoT Central, Microsoft envisions a low-code approach to designing, developing, configuring and managing IoT devices, while providing out-of-the-box security, scalability, and integration with processes and applications.

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ARM64 for UWP Debuts in Visual Studio 2017 15.9 Preview 3

by Jeff Martin Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018

Microsoft continues work on upcoming 15.9 update to Visual Studio 2017. In the third preview of 15.9, Microsoft announced support for UWP apps on the ARM64 platform and expanded functionality for TypeScript developers. As has been the familiar occurrence, a large of number of fixes are also included.

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Microsoft Announces Several Updates to Azure Cosmos DB Features

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 09, 2018 1

Microsoft has announced multiple updates to Azure Cosmos DB, their globally distributed, massively scalable, multi-model database service. The announcements include features around support for globally scaled multi-master, the addition of a Cassandra API, and price-lowering options with reserved capacity.

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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Functions 2.0

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 10 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018 2

Microsoft announced the general availability of the second version of Azure Functions, an event-driven, compute-on-demand service on the Azure platform. This new version release of Azure Functions includes several capabilities to let developers build scalable serverless applications more easily than with version one.

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Robot Operating System Comes to Windows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Oct 03, 2018

Robot Operating System (ROS), a meta-operating system for robot development, is now available on Windows 10. Microsoft’s initial, experimental build, dubbed ROS1, is integrated within Visual Studio and includes a full port of ROS Core and several modules. According to Microsoft, ROS on Windows will evolve to include full integration with GPU-based machine learning and Azure IoT Hub.

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ASP.NET SignalR 2.4 to Add Azure Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 19 Followers on  Oct 03, 2018

For the past couple of years, Microsoft has been developing two forms of the SignalR – the original ASP.NET SignalR library and the newer ASP.NET Core SignalR. This fall will see the last major update to the legacy ASP.NET SignalR library.

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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of the Immutable Storage Functionality in Azure Storage

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 10 Followers on  Sep 23, 2018

With the immutable storage, feature blobs will be non-erasable and non-modifiable for a specific retention interval. Now Microsoft announced that this new feature is generally available in all public Azure regions after its preview since June of this year.

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C# 8 Small Features

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Sep 19, 2018 6

While most of the attention is on big ticket items such as default interface methods and nullable references, many small features are also be considered for C# 8. Here is a sampling of things that may make it into future version of C#.

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Update on C# and F#’s Default Interface Methods

by Jonathan Allen Follow 655 Followers on  Sep 18, 2018

The hotly contested Default Interface Methods feature is also being considered for F#. But this feature may be limited to only .NET Core, putting the whole proposal into jeopardy.

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Microsoft Announces Azure Pipelines with Unlimited CI/CD Minutes for Open Source

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 18, 2018

Microsoft has announced Azure Pipelines, their new CI/CD service which is part of the Azure DevOps offering. Azure Pipelines allows to build, test, and deploy workloads and works together with a diverse range of languages, project types, and platforms.

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Visual Studio 2017 15.9 Previews Expanded C++ Debugging

by Jeff Martin Follow 19 Followers on  Sep 15, 2018

Microsoft has released the second preview of Visual Studio 2017 15.9; this release highlights improvements to C++ debugging and additional features benefiting Universal Windows Application (UWP) developers.

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Microsoft Pushes New Azure Offerings into the High-Performance Computing Market

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 10 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Microsoft is entering the high-performance computing (HPC) market with their announcement of the general availability of Azure CycleCloud, a tool for creating, managing, operating, and optimizing HPC clusters of any scale in Azure. Furthermore, Microsoft announced it would support NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC).

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