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Microsoft's 2021 plans for the Azure SDK include adding codified support for more programming languages, with mobile iOS and Android libraries on tap in the draft guidelines stage, along with general-purpose languages C, C++ and even Go, the flagship programming language for cloud rival Google.
Microsoft reported a battle with North Korean-sponsored hackers who attacked security researchers with a most innovative technique: compromised Visual Studio projects.
Imagine typing Blazor code while orange flames blaze from your cursor. What could be better than that for your developer quality of life?
Microsoft, which calls its Excel spreadsheet a <i>programming language</i>, reports that an effort called LAMBDA to make it even more of a <i>programming language</i> is paying off, recently being deemed Turing complete.
Apparently an expired NuGet certificate has today caused .NET 5 projects to stop working on Debian Linux, according to multiple reports.
The Xamarin Community Toolkit provides all kinds of effects, views and helpers to complement mobile app development with Microsoft's recently released, open source, cross-platform Xamarin.Forms 5.
JetBrains announced plans for Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), ASP.NET and more tooling in the next release of its popular Rider IDE for .NET development.
The experimental Razor editor for Visual Studio introduced last summer has been updated and is "close to being ready for normal daily development."
The January 2021 update to the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code is out with a short list of new features headed by a data viewer used while debugging.
It's described as "the biggest ever change to Enterprise Server," with improvements to Actions, Packages, mobile, security and more.
.NET apps were found to have more serious vulnerabilities and suffer more attacks last year, according to data gathered by Contrast Labs.
Radzen, a development tooling vendor that provides third-party components for .NET coders, open sourced its controls for Blazor, Microsoft's red-hot open source project that enables web development in C#.
The .NET Foundation recently shined a spotlight on Project Oqtane, a modern application framework for Blazor, Microsoft's red-hot open source project that enables web development in C#.
Microsoft is opening up old Win32 APIs long used for 32-bit Windows programming, letting coders use languages of their choice instead of the default C/C++ option.
Yes, developers can be alerted to a failed test with a fart sound.
Third-party dev tool specialist Progress announced an update to its .NET-centric offerings, touting new controls for Blazor, Microsoft's red-hot project for creating web apps with C#.
After previously open sourcing components of its Porting Assistant for .NET, Amazon Web Services open sourced the tool's GUI.
Microsoft outlined its plan for Entity Framework Core 6, which in November will take its place as the data access component of the landmark .NET 6, a long-term support (LTS) release that will mark Microsoft's transition from the Windows-only .NET Framework to an open source, cross-platform umbrella offering of all things .NET.
.NET Core placed high in a web-dominated ranking of development frameworks published by CodinGame, which provides a tech hiring platform.