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What's New in the Visual Studio for Mac 7.4 Preview

MSDN News - 5 hours 40 min ago
Although Microsoft's new Visual Studio for Mac 7.4 preview is mostly a "fix stuff" release, it does add support for Android Oreo 8.1 along with some productivity boosts for those coding mobile apps with Xamarin.
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AWS Cloud Adds .NET Core 2.0 Support for C# Coding of Lambda Functions

MSDN News - 11 hours 10 min ago
Amazon Web Services this week said .NET-centric developers using its cloud platform to write AWS Lambda functions can now do so in C# while leveraging .NET Core 2.0 libraries.
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VS Code Continues Java Blitz with Bevy of New Extensions

MSDN News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 08:16
After several improvements to a popular Java debugger, the VS Code team has added more extensions to support JUnit testing, Maven, Tomcat and Checkstyle.
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Visual Studio Preview Automates Mac Provisioning for Xamarin Mobile Development

MSDN News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:59
The just-released second Visual Studio 2017 15.6 preview continues to ease the previously cumbersome experience of hooking up to Mac machines for iOS development using Xamarin.
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Extracting Icons Associated with Files in Visual Basic.NET

Code Guru - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 02:15
Learn how to extract associated icons from files and display them in your programs.
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New Visual Studio Preview Boosts Performance, Productivity, More

MSDN News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:00
Performance, productivity and diagnostics are three areas of focus in new previews of the Visual Studio family just unveiled yesterday: Visual Studio 2017 Version 15.6 Preview 2 and Visual Studio for Mac Version 7.4 Preview.
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Microsoft Continues to Improve Java Debugger for VS Code Editor

MSDN News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 12:28
Fifth update in the past three months improves expression evaluation, adds step filter for bypassing certain code.
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Unity Replaces Mono-Based IDE with Visual Studio

MSDN News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:27
The popular Unity game development platform has dropped its default Mono-based IDE in favor of Visual Studio products in order to leverage new C# and scripting features.
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Considerations when Implementing an Information Management System

Code Guru - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:15
Here are seven things to consider if you are planning to implement your own information management system.
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Microsoft AI-Based Bots Tools Now Generally Available

MSDN News - Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:58
Microsoft, one of the tech giants attempting to take artificial intelligence-based development mainstream, has made two tools crucial to this effort generally available to developers interested in programming bots and using natural language interfaces.
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VS Code Tool Integrates with Azure Data Lake for Big Data Analytics

MSDN News - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 08:30
Microsoft updated its Visual Studio Code extension for working with the Azure Data Lake for Big Data analytics in the cloud, furthering integration of the extension's data exploration tool among other new features and improvements.
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How Bundling and Minification Work in an MVC Application

Code Guru - Mon, 01/08/2018 - 02:15
Discover Bundling and Minifying in ASP.NET, two powerful features by which you can improve request load time.
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Check That Your Config Files Are Transformed Correctly

MSDN Blogs - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 11:21
The ability for Visual Studio to automatically transform your development Web.config file into a production version is certainly convenient ... but only if the transformation is done right. Here's how to check that your config file is being transformed correctly.
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Creating Resizable Drawings in Visual Basic.NET, Part 1: Rectangles

Code Guru - Fri, 01/05/2018 - 02:15
Follow through the code and learn how to create a rectangle shape that is resizable.
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Differences Among MVC, MVP, and MVVM Design Patterns

Code Guru - Wed, 01/03/2018 - 02:15
Learn to use three common design patterns to make your work cleaner, more manageable, and easier to maintain.
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Remote Monitoring with the Azure IoT Dev Kit

Code Guru - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 02:15
Learn about an inexpensive, yet versatile, IoT device you can use right away.
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Notes from Visual Studio Live! No Typical Developer

MSDN Blogs - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 13:12
What I learned: There's no typical developer, they face tough resource constraints, cutting-edge tech is not of the most interest to many dealing with real-world legacy concerns, and foresighted companies are making investments for the future even with the tight budgets.
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Obtaining Computer Information with Visual Basic.NET

Code Guru - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 02:15
Discover and implement several ways to obtain information about your computer during runtime.
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Microsoft's Adam Tuliper Explains Tuples in C# 7.0

MSDN News - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 08:38
At a recent Visual Studio Live! conference, the principal software engineer demonstrated the ins and outs of the new System.TupleValue functionality coming with C# 7.0, along with other new features such as pattern matching, local functions, "out" variables, throw expressions, generalized async return types and many more.
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Visual Studio 2017 Productivity Tools

Code Guru - Mon, 12/18/2017 - 02:15
Recent Microsoft Productivity Power Tools are broken into separate extensions and developers now can download as many extensions as they need.
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