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Microsoft migrates Windows Code to Git in just 3 months

Microsoft has been making some historical announcement in the recent past and one of the was to shift the Windows development team to use the Git version of the control system for the Windows development. It’s three months since the […]

Microsoft Build 2017

List of the biggest announcements at Microsoft Build 2017 conference

The month of May this year can be celebrated as the ‘new announcement and launches month’ for Microsoft. Just a few days back, Microsoft launched new Surface Laptop and the new Windows 10 S operating system along with it. This […]

Windows 10 Creators Update SDK

Windows 10 Creators Update SDK is now available

Windows 10 Creators Update is getting new additions and developers are going to love it. Recently, Windows team released Build 15063, which has new features and APIs in Creators Update for developers. These new features include Windows 10 Creators Update […]

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Microsoft to shut down CodePlex project hosting website after 11 years

CodePlex, the open source project hosting website developed by Microsoft will be shut down after functioning for 11 years. The website was launched in the year 2006 and hosted hundreds of projects since then. It is basically a website where […]

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Microsoft’s Project Torino helps visually impaired learn Coding the easy way

Inclusive development means ensuring participation of all marginalized and excluded groups as stakeholders in development processes. Naturally, disabled or differently abled persons like visually impaired individuals also have a role to play in this process. Microsoft intends to empower them […]

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Microsoft wants your suggestions to improve the Windows Developer Blog

The success of any operating system largely depends upon its ability to satisfy user’s requirements. User feedback is therefore of utmost important to all kinds of product development. Effective feedback, both positive and negative, is very helpful in getting suggestions […]

Windows Developer Virtual Machines

Windows 10 Virtual Machines December 2016 build released

Microsoft has released the December 2016 edition of evaluation Windows Developer Virtual Machines (VM) on Windows Dev Center. It features some of the latest versions of the developer tools, SDKs, and samples. Windows 10 Virtual Machines The virtual machines has […]

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Microsoft introduces Payment Request API for simpler web payments

It seems Microsoft has become the Santa Claus for the developers much before Christmas Eve. With Windows 10 Creators Update and latest Windows Insider Preview builds, Microsoft brought several new updates; exclusively for the developers. Recently, i.e. on December 15th, […]

Microsoft announces dates for the developer event, Connect(); 2016

Microsoft has announced their event for developers, Connect (); The event will be held on November 16th at 8:30am ET and will be streamed online. The Connect(); developer event is similar to Build and will be the 3rd one to […]

Microsoft announces new capabilities to Windows Dev Center

Microsoft has offered a plethora of options to Windows Dev Center today, that enables its users to promote their apps and games  along with rationalizing the new app submissions and monitoring the performances. This month around, Microsoft offered a lot of […]

UWP Community Toolkit

Microsoft releases open-source UWP Community Toolkit for easier app development

As Microsoft continues its efforts to improve development experience on the Windows platform, the company has just released an open-source UWP Community Toolkit for the developers. The UWP Community Toolkit is built with new capabilities (helper functions, custom controls and […]

Create a 10kb website page and win $10,000 from Microsoft

Building the perfect website is extremely difficult as there are several variables one need to consider. However, what happens when someone must create a website with just 5kb worth of code? Yes, you read right, the size of the code […]

Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK is here with more than 2700 enhancements

Windows 10 Anniversary Update has been released by Microsoft. With several improvements included in the Update, Microsoft has now also brought Windows 10 Anniversary Update SDK in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. As informed by Kevin Gallo, Corporate Vice President of […]

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Microsoft shows how to bring an iOS app to Windows

If you ever missed those popular IOS apps while using Windows, Microsoft has just made the transition possible.  Using Microsoft’s Windows Bridge, iOS developers can now bring existing iOS apps to Windows. Windows Bridge for iOS The Windows Bridge for iOS […]

Microsoft releases Desktop App Converter Preview – Project Centennial

In the Build 2016 Developer Conference which was held last week, Microsoft among many other announcements had announced Project Centennial, a tool to convert Win32 desktop applications into Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. And now Microsoft releases this Desktop App […]

Microsoft’s Project Rome to bring cross-platform app communication

Microsoft is working on something known as Project Rome, and it is designed to allow for cross-platform app communication. With this platform, it should be possible for users to jump from a Windows 10 Mobile app to one that is […]

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Windows 10 Anniversary SDK Update promises new experiences for Developers

Following the release of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14295 for Windows Insiders, Microsoft, today, released the corresponding SDK v10.0.14295.1000 for developers, dubbed – Windows 10 Anniversary SDK. The name essentially marks Windows 10’s first birthday and includes multitude of […]

Watch the Live Broadcast of Microsoft Build 2016 here with us

If you have been unable to attend the Microsoft Build 2016 Conference, you can watch the live streaming of the event here with us. Microsoft Build is an annual conference event held by Microsoft for Developers. And this year its […]

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Microsoft and Eclipse Foundation join hands to brings more tools for developers

A recent update from Microsoft mentions that the software giant joined hands with Eclipse Foundation; a community for individuals and organizations that offers open source tools for developers. Microsoft has joined the Eclipse Foundation as a Solution Member. Microsoft and […]

Project Astoria is dead: Long live Xamarin

Project Astoria is dead, you know, that plan Microsoft had to bring Android apps to Windows 10 Mobile. The aim was to have developers post their apps from Android and have them work on Windows 10 without having to do […]

Microsoft giving developers tips to improve apps for Continuum

Universal Apps is how Microsoft plans on solving the apps issue both Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile is facing. It is also critical for Continuum to be successful, which is why Microsoft is giving developers some new advice to […]

Microsoft releases Office UI Fabric, a framework similar to Bootstrap

Microsoft has recently released a new front-end framework for developers publicized as the Office UI Fabric. This mobile-first framework is highly responsive similar to the well-known Bootstrap framework. It is being designed to empower the developers to create easily web-based […]

You can now test drive Microsoft Edge through Virtual Machine

Not everyone might be willing to install Windows 10 fully to give it a test run. Such persons would rather test the operating system in a virtual machine. With that in mind, Microsoft made it possible to run Windows 10 […]

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Windows 10 by 10 development series to help developers build better apps

For Microsoft, the successful release of the new Windows 10 operating system is really a big achievement. The capabilities and functionalities that Windows 10 brings to its users is unmatched. Undoubtedly it is a great operating system to work on […]

Microsoft releases Windows 10 SDK for Developers

The rollout of much awaited Windows 10 free upgrade from Microsoft has started from yesterday (July 29) across 190 countries. Along with the public roll out, the company made an official announcement that both Windows 10 and related developer tools […]

Windows SDK for Facebook announced

Ahead of the Windows 10 launch slated for July 29, Microsoft announced the roll out of a new open-source software-development kit specifically designed for developers to help them integrate bits of Facebook into apps for Windows 10. Windows SDK for […]

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Application Deployment Tool

The latest Windows 10 Preview Build 10166 today was today launched with an announcement of Windows 10 Application Deployment Tool for developers. Developers can use this tool to deploy a Universal Windows application from Windows 10 PC to Windows 10 […]