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Right now is best time to be a .NET developer, said Microsoft's James Montemagno in a Visual Studio Live! keynote address. "It enables us to develop code on any OS we want, it has great tools for Visual Studio, it works with amazing languages, and there's a beautiful community of developers creating awesome libraries."
"In this ever changing and evolving world of technology, we have to be innovating to stay ahead," said Microsoft's Kasey Uhlenhuth in her keynote address at Visual Studio Live! in Las Vegas.
Microsoft is seeking developer feedback for the new TypeScript 2.8 release candidate, featuring new conditional types and more.
Although Microsoft programming languages fared quite well in Stack Overflow's huge new developer survey, Visual Basic 6 was again named the "most dreaded" language -- just like last year, and the year before -- with VB.NET and VBA not far behind.
RedMonk's latest programming language popularity report says Microsoft's multi-language approach is paying off, giving the company the "most to crow about" among all vendors.
The February 2018 edition of Microsoft's lightweight, cross-platform and open source Visual Studio Code editor has shipped, with new notifications functionality, Integrated Terminal splitting and much more.
Microsoft today said Windows 10 developers will soon be able to more easily infuse artificial intelligence functionality into their apps with the help of a new machine learning platform coming in the next update of the OS.
Microsoft has gone all in on Python for its cross-platform, open source code editor and is now seeking more dev help after hiring the creator of a popular Python extension (7 million installs) and taking ownership of the project.
Microsoft this week announced the availability of Visual Studio for Mac 7.4, which now supports recent versions of Android, macOS and C# among many other new features.
Microsoft shipped Visual Studio 2017 15.6 with improved performance -- especially in solution load times -- topping the list of new features and enhancements.
Microsoft has shipped the first preview of .NET Core 2.1 -- its modularized, open source, cross-platform evolution of the .NET Framework and runtime -- along with associated "Core" packages for ASP.NET and Entity Framework.
Microsoft announced several enhancements and new offerings for its Cognitive Services cloud APIs that help developers leverage artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities in mobile and other apps.
Azure DevOps Projects, introduced several months ago and powered by Visual Studio Team Services, is getting closer to emerging from its public preview as the VSTS team continues to add functionality, including support for more programming languages.
Microsoft has published one-stop guidance for sorting out myriad Azure cloud services available for Xamarin mobile app development projects -- in the form of a poster.
After hiring the original developer of a popular Python extension, taking over the project and hiring even more Python coders to further develop it, the Visual Studio Code team has announced the editor is now shipping with the popular Anaconda distribution.
'I think ASP.NET Core is the biggest game changer in the history of Web development using the Microsoft stack.'
Expert advice on using the latest techniques with Xamarin for your mobile development.
We catch up with Abel Wang, senior cloud developer advocate at Microsoft and Visual Studio Live! keynote presenter, to ask him about exactly how feature flags make all the difference when it comes to implementing DevOps on a higher level in the enterprise.
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