Are you ready for allowing code in constructors before super(), control flow analysis for destructured discriminated unions and improved recursion depth checks?
Although Google's Flutter development platform might be seen as a competitor to Microsoft's Xamarin.Forms and .NET MAUI, Microsoft's Surface Duo dev team is continuing to contribute foldable tech to Google's open source mobile-centric project.
With Windows App SDK v1.1 coming up soon, Microsoft is showing some love to vendors who have contributed to a growing ecosystem of third-party components, controls and other offerings for the Windows app development scheme.
GitHub announced a public beta of Codespaces prebuilds to speed up the creation of the cloud-hosted Visual Studio Code-based development environments.
"It doesn't feel like a nice addition to the language and has already caused a lot of holy wars."
Microsoft's new-age, open source, cross-platform data access tech doesn't run on the old, proprietary, Windows-only .NET Framework.
In creating .NET 7, Microsoft will continue to improve functionality for WebAssembly, the tech behind client-side Blazor, with plans to boost Ahead Of Time (AOT) compilation, multi-threading and cryptography support
Last month's Visual Studio 2022 for Mac v17.0 Preview 5 was a big deal -- dumping the Mono runtime for .NET 6 -- but it also introduced some issues, which the dev team addressed in the new Preview 6.
Microsoft this week shipped .NET 7 Preview 1, the first look at the upcoming umbrella release that will finally unify all the disparate .NET dev tooling.
Microsoft this week celebrated the 20th anniversary of .NET, which was debuted by none other than Bill Gates at the 2002 VSLive! tech conference in San Francisco, associated with Visual Studio Magazine.
Microsoft shipped the first update to Visual Studio 2022, version 17.1, with faster code search, synched code files, Git improvements and much more.
The new Visual Studio 2022 17.1 GA release includes the 13th preview of .NET Multi-platform App UI (.NET MAUI), called an evolution of Xamarin.Forms in that it can create desktop apps.
Microsoft, in celebrating the 20th anniversary of .NET, revealed that the first preview of the latest version, .NET 7, will debut this week.
Microsoft's ASP.NET Core dev team has big plans for Blazor Hybrid (desktop) in .NET 7, due to debut in November. The first preview could come any day now.
In a seasonal twist, Microsoft's dev team for Java on Visual Studio Code introduced a special education edition in the February 2022 update, courting educators and students with new functionality as classes resume after a winter break.
Now that both can do mobile and Windows desktop apps, what do developers think about the respective offerings?
Improvements to Python in VS Code affect Smart Selection, folding support, the Python interpreters list and Anaconda functionality.
Visual Studio Code 1.64 (January 2022 edition) shipped with the usual bevy of new features and functionality, including a new side panel.
AlterNET Studio, packaging Windows Forms and Windows Presentation Foundation .NET component libraries and dev tooling, now supports Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6.
Windows Terminal Preview 1.13 is out with an updated settings UI design, a new "elevate" profile setting and a revamped text rendering engine, about which the dev team issued an apology.