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Tech with Tim VS Code
Need an Intro to VS Code? Let Tech with Tim Help!

We have been spoiled to have Tim Ruscica, founder and star of the very informative and popular "Tech with Tim" YouTube channel, work on our team as a Software Engineering intern this summer! During his time here he implemented several features for our extension, including the much desired export notebook to HTML and PDF, as well as influence ...

Top Stories from the Microsoft DevOps Community – 2020.08.07

Happy Friday and welcome to August! This week we have a nice variety of posts, ranging across supporting infrastructure as code, workflow management, integrating with GitHub, and working with Raspberry Pi build agents. We top it off with a tips and tricks article that may have a new trick or two for you.

Developing in the cloud with SQL Server Big Data Clusters: Getting Started

When it comes to innovation, we realized that the world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data. One of the big challenges we’re having today is how to integrate disparate data sources from many different places. If you're looking into how to work on Big Data Analytics solutions in Kubernetes, that's where Big Data Clusters (...

Announcing TypeScript 4.0 RC

Today we're announcing our release candidate of TypeScript 4.0. While this RC brings us closer to a new major version of TypeScript, don't fret - there are no larger breaking changes than usual. Our philosophy in evolving TypeScript has always been to provide an upgrade path that minimizes disruptive breaking changes while still giving ...

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Dual-screen devices love widgets

Hello Android developers! In an earlier post, we talked about the steps to bring your app to Microsoft Surface Duo. One great approach to get ready for dual-screen devices like the Surface Duo is to implement Android features that work well on two screens, like app widgets. Widgets are particularly great for dual-screens because ...