Topic: microsoft

Microsoft rolls out ChatGPT-enabled version of Bing

While it has been speculated for a few weeks that Microsoft had plans to integrate ChatGPT into its search engine Bing, the company has finally made it official. This comes shortly after the company had made a large multi-billion dollar investment in OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT. Search rival Google also just announced its own … continue reading

TypeScript 5.0 beta adds support for Decorators

Microsoft announced the beta for TypeScript 5.0, the next major release of the JavaScript-based programming language.  With 5.0, Microsoft is working to make the language smaller, simpler, and faster. For example, the 5.0 beta takes 81% of the time to build VS Code that would take TypeScript 4.9 to do so.  These performance improvements were … continue reading

Windows Terminal preview 1.17 adds ability to customize dropdown menu

Fans of Windows Terminal now have a new preview release to enjoy. Windows Terminal is a terminal application that offers features like multiple tabs, panes, Unicode support, and custom themes.  The Windows Terminal preview is now at version 1.17 and Windows Terminal has been updated to version 1.16.  As a reminder, new features in 1.16 … continue reading

Microsoft makes multi-billion dollar investment in OpenAI, extending existing partnership

OpenAI and Microsoft have announced that they are expanding their current partnership. This comes on the heels of OpenAI’s public release of ChatGPT at the tailend of last year, which has been making waves throughout the industry as people experiment with its capabilities. Microsoft had previously made large investments in OpenAI in 2019 and 2021, … continue reading

.NET Toolkit 8.1 released

Microsoft announced version 8.1 of the .NET Community Toolkit, which includes highly requested features, bug fixes, and performance improvements to the MVVM Toolkit source generators. The new version includes custom attributes for ‘[ObservableProperty].’ With no constraints on the types of attributes that this feature supports, this allows complete flexibility in annotations for generated properties, all … continue reading

LEADTOOLS v22 released with .NET 7 support

LEADTOOLS released version 22 of its platform, which adds support for .NET 7, eSignatures, OCR Enhancements, Medical Web Viewer updates, and more.  LEADTOOLS is a suite of software development tools that can be used to create applications for document, medical, and multimedia imaging. It includes software components for capturing, manipulating, and viewing images, as well … continue reading

Microsoft releases Graph Developer Proxy preview v0.3

Microsoft today released a new preview version of the Microsoft Graph Developer Proxy, which enables developers to verify that their app correctly handles errors that can occur when it is being used at scale. This release introduces support for simulating errors on Microsoft Graph and other APIs as well as contextual guidance to help improve … continue reading

Microsoft Graph PowerShell v2 is now in public preview

Microsoft today announced that its Graph Powershell SDK v2 is now available in public preview. With this, users gain access to several new features. Among these features is the ability to write more robust scripts that are both less prone to errors and less ambiguous. V2 allows users to combine both production and preview in … continue reading

Microsoft launches the stable release of Spring Cloud Azure 4.5.0 with passwordless support

Microsoft announced that Spring Cloud Azure version 4.5.0 has been released and is available from Maven Central. This is the first stable version to support passwordless connections to Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Spring Cloud Azure is a framework that provides a way to build cloud-native applications using Azure services. It … continue reading

Year in review: Microsoft: .NET 7 released, .NET MAUI reaches GA, and Visual Studio 2022 continues to thrive

Microsoft has had a bit of a year in terms of providing developers with the tools they need to succeed. A lot of the updates that Microsoft has made in the last 12 months have been developer-focused, including .NET 7, .NET MAUI, and Visual Studio updates. .NET 7 was released just last month. When the … continue reading

Microsoft Teams gets new “communities” feature to increase team collaboration

Microsoft announced the release of communities in Microsoft Teams which is a new social space for teams to connect, share, and collaborate together.  “Whether your group is a recreational sports team, event planning committee, parent-teacher association, or even a small business, this new experience gives groups of all kinds a digital space to stay connected … continue reading

.NET 7 is here

The long-awaited .NET 7 has been released today. Back when the first preview was released, Microsoft said .NET 7 “marks the first step forward towards the next 20 years of .NET.” .NET 7 leverages some of the foundations that were laid in .NET 6, including a simplified development experience, improved developer productivity, and a unified … continue reading Protection Status