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Basecamp Releases Stimulus 1.0 JavaScript Framework

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 14, 2018

Basecamp's new Stimulus 1.0 targets a modern take on HTML pages augmented with light amounts of JavaScript, rather than the creation of full-featured JavaScript applications. Basecamp calls it “a modest JavaScript framework for the HTML you already have.”

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Visual Studio 15.6 Preview 4 Sharpens F# Functionality

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  Feb 13, 2018

Microsoft continues to make evolutionary changes in Visual Studio 15.6. The 4th preview of the IDE has been released, and with it comes a primary focus on improving F# support.

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Blazor Now an Official Microsoft .NET and WebAssembly Project

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 12, 2018

Microsoft has taken another step towards .NET running in the browser by adopting Blazor from its creator Steve Sanderson. By doing so, Microsoft adds another piece to their WebAssembly/.NET stack, giving .NET developers a higher order abstraction to build browser-based apps with.

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Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure Event Grid

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 02, 2018

Microsoft introduced Event Grid last year in August, and now it is generally available (GA). The Azure Event Grid is a service which enables developers to manage events in a unified way in Azure.

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TypeScript 2.7 Now Available

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 01, 2018

TypeScript 2.7 has been released with several major features and bug fixes. Some of the highlights include support for assignment checks on class properties, fixed length tuples, and improved type inference for object literals. Overall the changes in this release make improvements to the type system, ES2015+ features, and the overall TypeScript developer experience.

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Using Mono to Compile C# to WebAssembly

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 30, 2018

The Mono Project is working on changes to the Mono compiler that will let C# developers target WebAssembly. A look at an early version of the software shows how easily developers can make use of this new platform.

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Cleaner Stack Traces in .NET/.NET Core

by Jonathan Allen Follow 491 Followers on  Jan 29, 2018

Ben Adams and Anirudh Agnihotry have worked to improve the stack traces and error messages in .NET Core.

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The Challenge of UWP Apps in the Enterprise

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 25, 2018 1

The proliferation of web-based applications and mobile apps have proven to be very popular both with end-users and developers. But what about traditional Windows line-of-business applications that still require the resources of a desktop computer? A look at UWP apps on Windows 10 and whether they can meet the challenge.

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Microsoft Releases Azure Data Factory V2 Visual Tools in Public Preview

by Martin Abbott Follow 3 Followers on  Jan 24, 2018

After releasing Microsoft Azure Data Factory v2 (ADF) in public preview in September, Microsoft has recently followed up with the announcement of a public preview of new visual tooling for the service.

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Latest Advances in Visual Studio 2017 15.6 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 17, 2018

Microsoft's latest preview of Visual Studio 2017, version 15.6, adds several new features for code diagnostics, debugging and source control. Foremost among these is greatly expanded support tags when using Git source control.

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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Bot Service and Language Understanding

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 05, 2018

Microsoft recently announced that the Azure Bot Service and Language Understanding has become generally available. Both had previously been in public preview for months, and the release increases availability in nine more regions including Ireland, Hong Kong and Sao Paulo, Brazil, and new capabilities to aid developers in achieving more.

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Visual Studio Code 1.19 Completes 2017 Release Schedule, Team Preps for 2018

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 29, 2017

Microsoft has released Visual Studio Code 1.19, capping off a year of monthly releases. The editor has come a long way in the past year with huge gains in features, speed, and popularity. The team is gearing up for a jam-packed release schedule in 2018.

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Using C# to Target GPUs

by Jeff Martin Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 28, 2017

The new Hybridizer technology provides C# developers with a way to target the CUDA platform and take advantage of GPUs for increased performance. Thanks to Hybridizer, developers are not forced to use C or C++ to write high-performance GPU code.

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F# 2017 Retrospective

by Sergio De Simone Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 28, 2017

During 2017 F# reached version 4.1 and grew its user community, mostly in coincidence with the release of .NET Core 2.0, while getting stronger tooling and wider conference presence, writes Microsoft program manager Phillip Carter.

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Devirtualization in .NET Core

by Jonathan Allen Follow 491 Followers on  Dec 19, 2017 2

Devirtualization, a technique for improving performance when working with abstract classes and interfaces, is slowly making its way into .NET Core.

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