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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. […]

Windows Community Toolkit

Windows Community Toolkit Update – Version 3.0 is here

Windows Community Toolkit is the bible for developers across the globe. With its collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services, it simplifies and demonstrates common developer tasks building UWP apps for Windows 10. Windows Community Toolkit has its […]

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 […]

Ink to Code

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 […]

CodePlex

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 […]

Microsoft Project

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 […]

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 […]