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DirectML Plugin for TensorFlow 2 is here

Last October we announced our generally consumable DirectML backend for TensorFlow 1.15. Since then, our team worked to bring machine learning training acceleration to TensorFlow 2. Today, we are happy to announce the release of our DirectML PluggableDevice preview package for TensorFlow on PyPI. Alongside our release, we are excited to ...


Listen Up, Visual Studio has a new feature you need to hear about!

Our accessibility journey in Visual Studio has taught us that developers love to customize their experiences to help them be productive. Some developers have been telling us that they want to use sound to help them understand what’s happening in their code. A short, simple sound when the caret arrives on a line with an error can quickly help...


vcpkg June 2022 Release is Now Available: Force Download vcpkg Dependencies, Documentation Changes, and More

The June 2022 release of the vcpkg package manager is available. This includes a hotfix that fixed a regression in the binary caching experience. This blog post summarizes changes from May 11th, 2022 to June 15th, 2022 for the microsoft/vcpkg and microsoft/vcpkg-tool GitHub repos. In the past month, the ISO C++ 2022 Annual Developer Survey ...