We all want our web applications to load as fast as possible to give the best possible experience to the users. One of the steps to achieve that is to make sure the images we use are as optimized as possible.
If we can reduce the file size of the images then we can significantly reduce the weight of the website. This is important for various
By Juliet Daniel, Lucas Isaza, and Uma Lakshminarayan
Have you always wanted to build a blog or other web application but haven't had the time or educational resources to learn? With our blog template, available in our GitHub repo, you can create your web application fast and effortlessly, and even learn to master the new Razor Pages architec
Updated 2017/1/3 - Setting to control script debugging added. See below.
When building websites it is important that it is accessible for everyone that needs to use it. Implementing web accessibility features greatly helps to achieve that. Here’s what the W3C has to say about that:
Web accessibility means that people with disabilities can use the Web. More specifically, Web accessibility means that people with di
The Visual Studio extensibility ecosystem has been steadily growing in the past years and the community has built some really great extensions. Some of these extensions are specific to web development scenarios and are useful to almost all web developers using Visual Studio.
The only problem is to find all these relevant extensions.
In Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 we introduced a mechanism that would analyze a web project and suggest helpful Visual Studio extensions based on what it could find. For instance, if the project was using the Bootstrap CSS framework, it would suggest two very cool extensions specifically for working with Bootstrap. It works by showi
Visual Studio 2015 ships with multiple open source command line tools that are used in modern web development workflows. Those tools are:
All of these tools are shipped as part of Visual Studio but are not installed in the same way as you would install them manually. They are all located in the Visual Studio install directory and are us
We are very proud to present the first episode on our brand new Channel9 show – Web Development and Tooling TV. In this episode we talk to Scott Hunter who’s a Principal Group Program Manager on the Web Team (aka the boss). Scott introduces us to this new TV show and talks about what the team has been up to lately, as well as what’s to c
Twelve weeks ago, the Azure Applications Platform & Tools team welcomed us, three college sophomores, Jaspreet Bagga, Jeremiah Jekich, and Melissa McNeill, to Microsoft. As Explorer Interns, we were given the opportunity to experience the three primary disciplines here at Microsoft: Program Manager, Software Development Engineer, and Soft