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A Year of C++ Game Development Improvements in Visual Studio

Game development is evolving rapidly and keeping up with the latest trends is crucial. I’m thrilled that David Li took the time to highlight all the improvements added to Visual Studio for game developers during 2023. Check out his blog here.  The Unreal Engine integrations are where my eyes jumped to first. There is now an Unreal Engine...


Using Copilot Chat with C++ in Visual Studio: Generate code, fix functions, and more..

GitHub Copilot Chat is now available in Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code for users with an active subscription. Copilot Chat is an AI pair-programmer that allows you to speak in natural language through the chat interface to accomplish programming tasks such as understanding sections of code, generating test cases, and generating code. We ...


Announcing TypeScript 5.4 RC

Today we're excited to announce our Release Candidate of TypeScript 5.4! Between now and the stable release of TypeScript 5.4, we expect no further changes apart from critical bug fixes. To get started using the RC, you can get it through NuGet, or through npm with the following command: Here's a quick list of what's new in TypeScript 5.4...


MongoDB to Azure Cosmos DB for NoSQL Migration - Learnings from Java SDK V4 Micro-Optimizations

The authors wish to thank Govind Kanshi (Principal PM Manager), Abinav Rameesh (Principal PM Manager), Kushagra Thapar (Principal Engineering Manager), Annie Liang (Sr. Software Engineer) and Faiz Chachiya (Sr. Cloud Solution Architect, CSU) for their valuable insights, and contributions during the Proof-of-Concept (PoC). Introduction  ...


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 ...