Microsoft-owned GitHub announced GitHub Desktop 3.0, noting that it provides better integration for developer pull requests (PRs).
Only two weeks after .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI) RC1, Microsoft has shipped RC2, highlighted by new Tizen support.
Huge dev effort entailed complete UI swap, dumping Mono for .NET 6, support of ARM-based M1 chips from Apple and more.
Visual Studio 2022 v17.2 Preview 3 introduces an All-In-One searching experience for finding symbols in code, IDE features, files and more.
C# coders can now use the Functions service in the Oracle Cloud to build and deploy functions typically used in serverless, event-driven computing.
In announcing a preview of Azure virtual machines (VMs) based on Arm-based processors earlier this month, Microsoft noted that much of its development tooling already or soon will support the new scheme.
Wisej 3 has shipped, described as an "alternative for Blazor developers" for building enterprise-level ASP.NET web applications with specialized Visual Studio templates.
Microsoft's Azure App Service now supports the company's own build of OpenJDK, bringing new support for Java 17 and Tomcat 10.0 runtimes.
Microsoft shipped .NET Community Toolkit v8.0 Preview 3 as part of its effort to coalesce all of its general .NET libraries into a one-stop-shop resource.
Microsoft shipped the beta release of TypeScript 4.7, which tackles a "very difficult feature," ECMAScript Module Support in Node.js.
The regular monthly update to Java on Visual Studio Code adds support for the latest edition of the language, Java 18.
Microsoft's dev team for Visual Studio 2022 for Mac is seeking more developer feedback on top issues faces by users as it polishes up the IDE, which just shipped in Preview 9.
Minimal APIs are architected to create HTTP APIs with minimal dependencies, ideal for microservices and ASP.NET Core apps in which developers want to include only the minimum files, features and dependencies.
Entity Framework Core 7 (EF7) Preview 3 is out with improvements to the update pipeline along with initial preview support for scaffolding (database-first) templates and more.
Microsoft's Mads Kristensen -- Visual Studio developer and extensions author extraordinaire -- is asking his 30,000-plus Twitter followers what features they would like for Visual Studio 2022.
.NET MAUI, Microsoft's tardy "evolution" of Xamarin.Forms, has shipped as a Release Candidate with "go live" support for production-ready applications.
Microsoft's new .NET 7 Preview 3 showcases native ahead-of-time (AOT) compilation, a much-requested and long-awaited feature for .NET, with Microsoft even taking the time to explain what it is.
Microsoft's Visual Studio 2022 for Mac Preview 8 is out with the dev team addressing top feedback issues as part of a huge effort to revamp the IDE and provide quality equal to its Windows counterpart, which debuted last November.
Improvements touch upon accessibility, the workbench, terminal, online VS Code for Web and more.
The potentially game-changing tech drew many "ooohs" and "aaahs" from the developer community -- and a fair amount of debate about ethics and security -- when it was unveiled last summer for Visual Studio Code.