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Comprehensive Document Translation Solution

Background and Use Cases Many of our customers have a requirement to translate documents from a variety of languages into a common language to ensure their mission success. These documents can be in a variety of formats, with unique page layouts and styles, and they may contain images with embedded text essential for a complete ...


A Streamlined Extension Manager comes to Visual Studio 17.9

Over the last year, we’ve been building a better Extension Manager for Visual Studio that makes it easier for you to find and install great extensions. Along the way, we’ve invited Visual Studio Preview users to try out the new design and share their feedback with us. Using all that amazing feedback, we added features, made improvements, ...


VisualStudio.Extensibility: Install extensions without restarting Visual Studio!

The new VisualStudio.Extensibility SDK helps you build extensions that run outside of the main IDE process for improved performance and reliability. With a focus on developer productivity, it features a modern, intuitive .NET Core-based API and solid, well-maintained documentation. This public preview release builds on our previous ...


Azure Cosmos DB design patterns – Part 7: Materialized View

We are thrilled to introduce the seventh installment of our blog series, focusing on design patterns in Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL applications. This edition builds on real-world customer insights to guide you through the complexities of JSON-based NoSQL databases. In this segment, we explore a range of NoSQL patterns, ideal for newcomers to ...