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Replacing "View YAML"

This sprint, we're replacing the "View YAML" experience. This is the feature which helps you migrate designer pipelines to YAML. The new version is more correct and covers more Classic Build features, which I'll cover in this post. It removes one useful quirk of the old implementation, so I'll share tips for anyone who depended on that quirk...


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Announcing General Availability for Microsoft Edge WebView2 for .NET and Fixed Distribution Method

Today, we are excited to announce that Microsoft Edge WebView2 is now generally available for use in production .NET 5, .NET Core, and .NET Framework Windows Forms and WPF applications on existing Windows versions! Additionally, we are thrilled to announce that WebView2’s Fixed Version Distribution mode is also generally available for...


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.NET Framework November 2020 Cumulative Update Preview

Today, we are releasing the November 2020 Cumulative Update Preview for .NET Framework. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR WPF2 1 Common Language Runtime (CLR) 2 Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Getting the Update The Cumulative Update Preview is ...


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Announcing TypeScript 4.1

Today we're proud to release TypeScript 4.1! If you're unfamiliar with TypeScript, it's a language that builds on JavaScript by adding syntax for type declarations and annotations. This syntax can be used by the TypeScript compiler to type-check our code, and then output clean readable JavaScript that runs on lots of different runtimes. ...


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Static Web App PR Workflow for Azure App Service using Azure DevOps Pt 2 (But what if my code is in GitHub)

In part 1, I walked you you through how to set up that sweet pull request workflow for Static Web Apps if your app if your app is in Azure App Service and your code and pipelines are in Azure DevOps. Now I show you how to do the same thing if your pipelines are in Azure Pipelines, but your code is in a GitHub repo.


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Fluent UI for Microsoft Surface Duo

Hello Kotlin and Java developers, I’m pleased to present our first release of Fluent UI Android controls for Surface Duo. Fluent UI is a user experience framework to help you build attractive apps that are consistent across Android and other platforms. Read more about Fluent UI. To help developers build dual-screen apps we ...


GitHub accounts are now integrated into Visual Studio 2019

We are happy to announce that Visual Studio 2019 now offers a fully integrated GitHub account experience. Starting with version 16.8, you’ll be able to add both GitHub and GitHub Enterprise Server accounts directly from Visual Studio. The new functionality allows you to add and leverage them just as you do with Microsoft accounts, which ...