• The Practical Client

    How to Dynamically Build the UI in Blazor Components

    You have two tools for generating your initial UI in a Blazor component: ASP.NET's Razor and Blazor's RenderFragment. Here's how to use both to integrate with your C# code (and a warning about what you can't do). 07/22/2019

  • News

    TypeScript 3.6 Now Feature-Complete, Release Candidate Next

    Microsoft's open source TypeScript programming language, fresh off cracking the top 10 in a popularity index for the first time, is out in a v3.6 beta that is feature complete, with the release candidate coming next. 07/22/2019

  • News

    New VS Code Java Features Include Refactorings, Semantic Selection

    The July update of the Java functionality for Visual Studio Code includes new refactoring capabilities, support for Semantic Selection (or Smart Selection) and more. 07/22/2019

  • News

    TypeScript Cracks Top 10 in Programming Language Popularity Ranking

    Just a couple months after declaring TypeScript was "exploding" in relation to other programming languages, analyst firm RedMonk is out with a new ranking that shows it cracking the top 10, a rare event in the history of the index. 07/19/2019

  • News

    C++ Memory Bugs Prompt Microsoft to Eye Rust Instead

    Microsoft is eyeing the Rust programming language as a safer replacement of C/C++ code after discovering the "astonishing" number of security problems caused by memory corruption bugs. 07/18/2019

  • News

    ML.NET Machine Learning Framework Updated

    Microsoft's open source machine learning framework, ML.NET, has been updated to version 1.2, continuing to add features to help .NET developers use their familiar tools and languages to infuse ML functionality into their applications. 07/17/2019

  • News

    AWS VS Code Toolkit Targets Serverless Cloud Development

    Cloud development giant Amazon Web Services has made a new toolkit for Visual Studio Code generally available, especially tuned to serverless (Lambda functions) development. 07/17/2019

  • News

    Snppts Aims to Provide One-Stop Shop for Xamarin UI

    A Microsoft dev blog introduced Snppts, a new GitHub project that aims to aggregate community Xamarin UI constructs in one place. 07/15/2019

  • News

    Xamarin.Forms Gets XAML Hot Reload

    Microsoft announced XAML Hot Reload is coming this year to Xamarin.Forms, bringing the cross-platform mobile development tooling more up to par with React Native and Flutter. 07/12/2019

  • News

    Open Source AWS Cloud Development Kit Hits GA with TypeScript Support, C# On Tap

    .NET-centric coders using Visual Studio can now ease their Amazon Web Services (AWS) development with the new Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), an open source framework for Infrastructure as Code projects. 07/11/2019

  • News

    Microsoft Revamps Azure SDKs for Java, Python, JavaScript and .NET

    Microsoft is previewing a new set of Azure SDKs as part of a revamp undertaken as the cloud development platform has matured, allowing the company to better identify patterns and practices critical to developer productivity. 07/10/2019

  • News

    Microsoft Fixes .NET Core Spoofing Vulnerability

    Microsoft today (July 9) issued security-and-reliability updates to two .NET Core and .NET Core SDK releases, featuring a spoofing vulnerability fix. 07/09/2019

  • News

    VS Code June 2019 Release Bolsters Remote Development

    One of the more popular recent features added Visual Studio Code is a preview of remote development functionality, getting a boost in the June release, version 1.36. 07/09/2019

  • In-Depth

    Xamarin.Forms 4.0 Deep Dive: Microsoft Details New Features

    Here's an examination of the new features in the Xamarin.Forms 4.0 major release, drawing on a new podcast, video, blogs posts and Microsoft documentation. 06/28/2019

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