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Registries: Bring your own libraries to vcpkg

Special thanks to Nicole Mazzuca for providing the content of this blog post. Are you working on a C++ project with library dependencies? Are you tired of maintaining a custom-built package management workflow with duct tape and git submodules? Then you should consider trying out a package manager. Perhaps you have been side-eyeing vcpkg ...


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PowerShell for Visual Studio Code Updates - February 2021

  We are excited to announce that updates to our PowerShell extension and PowerShell Preview extension are now available on the Visual Studio Code marketplace. This blog will explain what is new in these releases as well as what you can expect from the extension in the coming months. What's new in the PowerShell Extension release...


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Azure Government expands compliance coverage with 142 services now FedRAMP High

Microsoft now has 142 services covered by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) High Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO) for Azure Government. We continue to maintain FedRAMP High P-ATOs issued by FedRAMP Joint Authorization Board (JAB) for both Azure and Azure Government while bringing you more services at ...


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OData Connected Service 0.12.0 Release

OData Connected Service 0.12.0 has been released on the Visual Studio Marketplace. This release includes the following changes:   Restored default settings Some default options were inadvertently changed in a previous update, leading to default options that do not make sense for the majority of use cases. We have ...


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.NET Framework February 2021 Cumulative Update Preview for Windows 10 2004, Windows Server, version 2004, Windows 10, version 20H2 and Windows Server, version 20H2

Today, we are releasing the February 2021 Cumulative Update Preview for .NET Framework for Windows 10 2004, Windows Server, version 2004, Windows 10, version 20H2 and Windows Server, version 20H2. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR1 WPF2 ...