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Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Windows 10 WinRT API Pack makes calling Windows 10 APIs easier

Microsoft has announced the preview of Windows 10 WinRT API pack via NuGet. The preview is available in the form of NuGet packages which makes it easy to add new Windows functionality to WPF applications. The list includes Geolocation, Windows AI, Machine […]

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TypeScript 3.4 arrives with new features under the belt

For writing a JavaScript, you need a Web browser and either a text editor or an HTML editor. When you have them all, in place, you can begin writing JavaScript code. Writing JavaScript, however, could be made more structured and […]

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DirectX 12 now supports Variable Rate Shading

Performance and Graphics are two core features when it comes to gaming. Often gamers trade between two at parts of the game to deliver the best experience. Taking a step ahead, Microsoft has announced support of Variable Rate Shading in […]

Microsoft announces Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS

Taking the cross-platform endeavors to the next level Microsoft has announced Project Rome SDK for Android and iOS. Project Rome lets developers write apps that are compatible with multiple platforms and allows them to switch between the devices. Project Rome […]

XAML Studio will help you prototype UWP XAML faster

Microsoft is always looking out to empower the developers. They do not only concentrate on building tools for people who work on a specific technology, but they have also been bringing in great tools for every kind of developer. With […]

Windows Community Toolkit v5.0 announced

Microsoft has announced the next version of their Windows Community Toolkit. This major update bumps up to version number to version 5.0. It brings in a notable amount of new features with this update. It brings in all new WindowsXamlHost […]

MSIX Packaging Tool by Microsoft now available in the Microsoft Store

Microsoft today announced that the MSIX Packaging Tool is now available in the Microsoft Store. It is worth noting that this is a Preview version and hence some bugs are expected. At Build 2018, Microsoft announced the Support for MSIX […]

Microsoft launches Quantum Katas to teach Q# programming

Github is one of the most popular open source code repositories. Microsoft recently acquired Github and this is expected to fuel the company’s open source ambition. This time around let us take a look at some super useful tutorials that […]

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GitHub Windows Edition offers a classical Windows 98 look for GitHub users

Microsoft recently acquired GitHub at $7.5 billion. The deal was concluded at a price that was more than three times the initial estimates. As expected many of the folks started switching to other services once Microsoft announced the GitHub acquisition. […]

New Update to Windows Template Studio takes it to version 1.7

Microsoft announced the all new Windows Template Studio v1.0 in May 2017 after killing their old Windows App Studio service and website. This helped novice developers to build their own apps for Windows 10’s UWP Platform. This used a very […]

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Ink to Code, a Microsoft Garage project is now available

Sketching out the ideas will now be easier for the developers using Windows PCs. Ink to Code, a Microsoft Garage Project is now available for the app developers to prototype their ideas in a better and easier way. So if […]

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Microsoft opens Mixed Reality Academy at San Francisco

Sincere efforts from Microsoft has led to the development of Mixed Reality Academy in San Fransico. It’s a place to provide a community hub for creators and developers to learn, collaborate, and create a huge range of mixed reality content. Earlier, […]

Windows ADK

Windows ADK for Windows 10 v1709 is now available

The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update v1709 is here and along with it we also have the updated Windows Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK) available for download. For the record, this is the first time that Microsoft has provided simultaneous ADK […]

Windows App Studio to be replaced by Windows Template Studio

The Windows App Studio team announced that their product would be replaced by Windows Template Studio by 1st December 2017. Windows Template Studio is available as an open source product at Github as of present. The team thanked all its […]

Microsoft Build Tour 2017 India

Microsoft Build Tour 2017 India Highlights and News Roundup

The Microsoft Build Tour is a World Tour where in developers building applications for Microsoft hear about the latest Microsoft updates firsthand from Microsoft experts at the Microsoft Build conference. After the keynote, Microsoft hosts practical sessions covering recently released […]

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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 […]

Payment Request API

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 […]