Microsoft shipped fourth previews for .NET 7 (including ASP.NET Core) and Entity Framework 7, along with an unusual Release Candidate 3 for .NET MAUI, the evolution of Xamarin.Forms that adds support for building desktop apps.
Microsoft's C# programming language posted the largest 12-month gain in popularity, says the TIOBE Index for May 2022
The new release of Syncfusion's Essential Studio 2022 Volume 1 enhances controls for .NET MAUI, Microsoft's evolution of Xamarin.Forms, which is expected to soon hit general availability status.
Microsoft's Python in Visual Studio Code dev team introduced three new extensions: Black Formatter, isort and Jupyter Powertoys.
Microsoft's dev team for the PowerShell extension for Visual Studio Code has updated the tool in a major revamp some two years in the making, driven by user feedback submitted via GitHub issues.
As Microsoft releases new developer tech, it's "eating its own dog food" by using it to create the company's own commercial products, with PowerToys being the latest example.
It's well-known that Microsoft touts Java for Azure cloud development with its Visual Studio IDE and Visual Studio Code editor, but it also supports developers who want to work in other tools, including the IntelliJ IDE from JetBrains.
Amazon Web Services is previewing a new framework for using its recently introduced .NET 6 runtime to create AWS Lambda functions, the foundation of serverless computing in the Amazon cloud.
"CoreWCF is intended for customers who have been using WCF on .NET Framework and need WCF support in .NET Core to facilitate modernizing the application."
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.