Following in the footsteps of Microsoft, Google is now offering early access to new developer features in Android Studio to the public.
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Google is rumored to be bringing its Android Studio developer environment to Chrome OS. This is perhaps a bigger deal than is immediately obvious.
Spring is in the air, so Google is rolling out a developer preview for its next version of Android ahead of the May beta release.
I'm excited to announce the Xamarin Challenge, a special promotion aimed at getting developers started with Xamarin's amazing cross-platform mobile app capabilities.
As you may have heard, Microsoft is slowly replacing its monolithic and proprietary .NET technologies with the open, modular, and cross-platform .NET Core.
While the audience for this will likely be fairly limited, developers interested in early access to new Visual Studio features now have a new option. It's called Visual Studio Preview.
Microsoft launched Visual Studio 2017 yesterday. But as an added bonus, anyone who downloads the suite will also get a 60-day trial of Xamarin University.
Microsoft today released Visual Studio 2017, the latest version of its world-class software development IDE. This release also marks the 20th anniversary of Visual Studio.
A decade before Microsoft released the first version of Visual Studio, programmer Charles Petzold set out to document the right way to build Windows applications.
While the first version of Visual InterDev promised to be "Visual Basic for the web," it wasn't until the second release that Microsoft really delivered on that vision.
My first book was about Visual Basic 3, and I later updated it for two other product versions, VB 4 and VB 6. Here's a look back at those early days.
20 years ago, I was heavily invested in Microsoft's developer stack. Here's my 1997 overview of Visual InterDev 1.0, which was included in the first version of Visual Studio.
Here is a behind-the-scenes look at the incredible transformation that has taken place over 20 years of Visual Studio, from the early days to the mobile first, cloud first era.
Today, Microsoft announced the Xbox Live Creators Program, which will allow any developer to publish Xbox Live-enabled games on Xbox One and Windows 10.
Microsoft's next Build conference is happening at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle in early May. If you want to join us there for the show, you should move quickly.