Topic: microsoft build

Microsoft Build: Windows Terminal Preview 1.18, Azure Developer CLI, new Azure Cosmos DB features, and more.

Microsoft’s annual developer conference, Microsoft Build, kicked off yesterday, and as a result, the company has been making a lot of updates to its developer offerings.  Windows Terminal Preview 1.18 was released, which means Windows Terminal has now been updated to version 1.17. This release includes the addition of Tab Tearout, which allows you to … continue reading

In-person events: In flux and in trouble

The 2022 tech event season started out with CES trying to overcome its disastrous 2021 remote conference by going back to the in-person model. The result was another disaster because attendance was extremely low. Dell Technologies World a few months later was very well-attended but many people got sick and likely regretted their attendance. More … continue reading

Microsoft builds a new online developer conference experience

Federal guidelines on social distancing have prevented conferences from taking place for the past few months. But just because physical events can’t be held isn’t stopping many companies from still hosting their planned events virtually.  While many events have simply been livestreams of what the event would have been if it had gone on in … continue reading

Microsoft reveals homegrown Linux distribution slated for Windows 10

Microsoft is bringing Linux deeper into the innards of Windows with plans to embed its own open-source kernel into its widely used PC operating system for the first time. A future release of Windows 10 will have an embedded subsystem with the new Linux distribution developed by Microsoft. Plans to include its internally developed kernel … continue reading

Xamarin.Forms version 3 has been released

This week at Microsoft Build, Xamarin announced the release of Xamarin.Forms version 3. Xamarin.Forms is cross-platform UI toolkit for .NET developers. According to the company, version 3 is fastest and richest release to date. The latest release includes a new layout and styling power that improves upon how users can build UI. XAML compilation also … continue reading

SD Times news digest: TIBCO Jaspersoft 7, SonarCloud extension for Visual Studio Team Services and Galamon AI efforts

TIBCO announces the latest version of its embeddable business intelligence and analytics software. Jaspersoft 7 includes new capabilities designed to help developers differentiate their apps with data visualization. Features include the data visualization view is now available as a BI component enabling individual visualizations that can be integrated into the app experience. This was built … continue reading

Innovative tools showcased at Microsoft Build conference

Several new and updated tools showcased at Microsoft’s Build developer conference in Seattle revealed how partners are following the trends toward AI, new software architectures and modernization. Here is a look at their news announcements: Progress announces Conversational UI for chatbot apps Progress today announced the May 16 availability Conversational UI, a set of controls … continue reading

GrapeCity reimagines business apps

Today’s business applications must deliver timely information that can be analyzed in a variety of business file formats. While file format components aren’t a new concept, the application of them has been best suited to desktop applications that require a lot of memory. GrapeCity is setting a new standard by providing lightweight, high-performance components that … continue reading

Progress enables tomorrow’s apps today

The nature of apps is changing again as businesses scramble to take advantage of new frameworks, chatbots, mixed reality and emerging open source technologies. While developers must help their companies stay competitive, they must also maintain existing apps. Using Progress UI components in Progress’ Telerik and Kendo UI product lines, developers can do all that … continue reading

Microsoft Build Partner Showcase

7pace: 7pace Timetracker extends Visual Studio Team Services with professional time recording and management capabilities, designed for software developers. 7pace Timetracker is so seamlessly integrated, you’ll think it’s always been there. 7pace Timetracker builds feedback into your work environment to help teams learn and improve over time, automates standard tasks, and lets you create high-level … continue reading

LEADTOOLS: One SDK, multiple platforms

The software development landscape is increasingly diverse, which is both a blessing and a curse for development teams. The many devices and platforms provide endless paths and opportunities to imagine, innovate, and develop. Coders experience the excitement that various new technologies can create. However, Project and Dev Managers may feel more pressure due to the … continue reading

Productive, cross-platform .NET development with JetBrains Rider

During the past few years, a lot has happened around Microsoft’s .NET platform. The framework and its ecosystem are now more open than ever, and with the full .NET Framework, .NET Core and Mono at our disposal, we can now run and develop our applications on any platform — whether Windows, Linux or macOS. An … continue reading Protection Status