Microsoft Visual Studio

Your Guide to DevOps

Mobile DevOps methodology e-book: Your Guide to Mobile DevOps<p>Simplify and automate mobile development, and spend more time coding and building …

DevOps

C# 7.1, 7.2 and 8 - New and Upcoming Features

With Visual Studio 2017, Microsoft increased the release cadence for C#.<p>Between the major versions, which were historically aligned with new Visual …

JavaScript

37 Stylish Wedding Aisle Decoration Ideas

Here's how to make you march (even more) picture-perfect with 37 ways to decorate your ceremony aisle.

Weddings

Microsoft Connect 2017(); Xamarin Video Round-Up

Microsoft Connect(); is always an exciting day for developers, with three days of exciting announcements, demos, and technical sessions. From the …

Software Development

General availability: Visual Studio App Center

Visual Studio App Center is now generally available.<p>With App Center, you can automate the lifecycle of your iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS apps. …

Microsoft

Windows 10 SDK Preview Build 17040 now available

Today, we released a new Windows 10 Preview Build of the SDK to be used in conjunction with Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build <b>17040</b> or greater). The …

Microsoft

Verifying your own .NET IL-Code | Dynatrace blog – monitoring redefined

Quick Summary<p>This post is about our contributions to the .NET Open Source community to help create a new and more flexible .NET Intermediate Language …

Software Development

SD Times news digest: Applitools improves visual-AI testing, Chef’s new AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate, and CloudRail makes APIs more accessible

Applitools is improving usability, collaboration, and analysis for visual-AI testing with their latest release. Applitools’ Application Visual-AI …

Microsoft Offering Free Windows 10 Development Environment VM for a Limited Time

Microsoft is providing a free virtual machine that comes preloaded with Windows 10 Enterprise, Visual Studio 2017, and various utilities in order to …

Software Development

The Story Behind Moving with Your Feet in VR Mode

The 3dRudder is a foot-powered VR motion controller that can be used while seated to navigate scenes in VR Mode with your feet, leaving your hands …

Unreal Engine

Microsoft is helping developers build for the intelligent cloud and edge no matter their tools or platforms

by in Developer, Microsoft · 0 Comment<p>Microsoft is helping developers build for the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge. No matter the kinds of …

Software Development

Hello NuGet, a New Home for Xamarin Components |

In 2013, we launched the Xamarin Component Store as a central location to find a rich ecosystem of UI controls and plugins for Xamarin developers …

Software Development

Clarifying the behavior of mandatory ASLR

Last week, the CERT/CC published an advisory describing some unexpected behavior they observed when enabling system-wide mandatory Address Space …

Information Security

Overview of Visual Studio 2017 and Updates for .NET Developers

Visual Studio 2017 first released in March of this year. Since then, there have been five updates with each bringing more improvements and …

Software Development

Large C# and VB solutions load significantly faster in 15.5 update

On average, 50 percent of all solutions opened by Visual Studio users open in ten seconds or less. However, large solutions can take longer to load …

Software Development

Simplifying Compile-Time Options With if constexpr

My latest little experiment relates to compile-time options and eliminating preprocessor checks in user code. I’m not a big fan of MACROs, especially …

Programming

Surface Laptop review: It's a lot better than I expected

Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a new SKU of Windows 10 called Windows 10 S. Aimed at the educational market (at the time), it's just like …

Laptops

Building a Dynamic User Interface, Part 9 (Moving Our Objects)

So after setting everything up, creating the system, working with focus and gaze, creating our bounding box and UI elements, unlocking the menu …

Software Development

Managing Secrets Securely in the Cloud

You’ve probably heard some version of the story about a developer who mistakenly checked in his AWS S3 key to Github. He pulled the key within 5 …

Software Development

Use These 5 Tips to Help You Visualize Code

Source code doesn’t have any physical weight — at least not until you print it out on paper. But it carries a lot of cognitive weight. It starts off …

Software Development

Microsoft launches Visual Studio Live Share, aimed at pair programming

Ask any software developer about their thoughts on pair programming and you're likely to get a wide range of answers. The idea is having two people …

Software Development

Storing Configuration Data in the Windows Registry Playground

Today, application settings are more likely to appear in local XML files, but the Windows Registry and its hives of key/value pairs can also be used. …

Microsoft releases first test build of Windows Server 1803

Microsoft is releasing to Insiders the first test build of the next Windows Server 'semi annual channel release.' Here's what's inside.<p>Microsoft …

Technology

Live! 360: Microsoft Shares DevOps Lessons Learned

Microsoft shared some lessons learned at this week's Live! 360 conference in Orlando, detailing how the Visual Studio Team Services/Team Foundation …

DevOps

Microsoft using AI to empower people living with disabilities

There are issues around AI that require careful consideration, but that shouldn't curb excitement around what AI can do for people living with …

Programming

GitHub’s Atom now lets developers collaborate on code simultaneously

GitHub announced a new feature for its Atom text editor today that’s designed to make it easier for programmers to work with one another on shared code. Called Teletype, it’s designed to let users get the experience of in-person collaboration without requiring developers to huddle around the same …

Business

Retrieving and Updating JSON Objects in SQL Server 2016

With SQL Server 2016, you can store JSON objects in your rows. Here’s how to work with JSON objects, including how to update them once you’ve found …

JavaScript

Welcome to C# 7.2 and Span

C# 7.2 is the latest point release of C#, and adds a number of small but useful features.<p>All the features are described in wonderful detail in the …

Programming

Quickstart: Cassandra API with .NET - Azure Cosmos DB

This quickstart shows how to use .NET and the Azure Cosmos DB Cassandra API to build a profile app by cloning an example from GitHub. This quickstart …

Databases

Installing Xamarin components

Xamarin components are easy to install, all you have to do is to download a zip, extract the content and to reference the dlls in your project. This …

Programming