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Get Hands-On with Visual Studio and Azure: Live at Microsoft HQ this August! - Visual Studio Blog

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The Ultimate Guide to .NET Native AOT: Benefits and Examples 🤫

What is Native AOT in .NET? When you compile your C# code, it gets converted into...

Goodbye Xamarin!

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Azure Maps: Reimagining location services with cloud and AI innovation | Microsoft Azure Blog

Introducing Microsoft Azure Maps—bringing new features such as advanced service authentication methods, geolocation, and more.

Unity builds a game developer AI assistant with Azure OpenAI Service

Unity provides a platform for 3D games, apps, and experiences, but the sheer volume of documentation can make learning the engine challenging. The company used Microsoft Azure OpenAI Service to build Muse Chat, an AI assistant that can guide creators through common questions and help troubleshoot issues to make game development easier.

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Azure will not charge for the data transfer across availability zones to help customers build more resilient and efficient applications on the cloud by leveraging availability zones. This will enable customers to leverage the benefits of zonal and zone-redundant services without extra costs fo...

Catch Up on Microsoft Build 2024: Essential Sessions for .NET Developers - .NET Blog

Get up to date on all of the .NET sessions from Microsoft Build 2024 covering .NET 9, .NET Aspire, .NET MAUI, ASP.NET Core, EF Core, and so much more!

What's new in the Windows Subsystem for Linux in May 2024

For this year’s Microsoft BUILD conference, we are thrilled to announce significant updates to WSL. This blog post will provide an overview of these enhancements and the recent developments in WSL. Memory, storage and networking improvements WSL Settings GUI application coming soon WSL Zero Trust Manage WSL in Dev Home,

OpenSilver 2.2 Migrates LightSwitch Applications

The latest version of OpenSilver 2.2, a remake of Microsoft's retired Silverlight web application framework, includes support for migrating applications created with Visual Studio LightSwitch that targeted Silverlight.

F# developer stories: how we've finally fixed a 9-year-old performance issue - .NET Blog

Some bugs carry exciting narratives — attempting to resolve them lets you trace the history of the repository and the community.

Introducing links to source code for .NET API Docs - .NET Blog

.NET API reference docs now link directly to the source code! Learn how the links are generated, and some of ideas for future improvements.

Announcing Public Preview of Azure Functions Flex Consumption

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Announcing NuGet 6.10 - The NuGet Blog

NuGet 6.10 is included in Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 8.0 out of the box. You can also download NuGet 6.10 for Windows, macOS, and Linux as a standalone executable. In NuGet 6.10, we introduce some exciting new features and bug fixes,

The Best Way to Implement Long Running Tasks in .NET - Hangfire, Blazor, SignalR

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