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Final notice of alternate credentials deprecation

In November 2019, we announced that the alternate credentials feature will be formally deprecated in March 2020. Since then, a small number of users were grandfathered in with continued usage of existing alternate credentials, which have remained active until today. We will be discontinuing all usage of alternate credentials this month. Users...


Latest updates for C++ Remote Linux Development in Visual Studio: Remote File Explorer, Integrated Terminal, and more...

Visual Studio allows you to target your remote Linux machines so that you can still use Visual Studio’s build and debugging suite for all your remote workflows just like how you would develop locally without having to leave the IDE. To further enhance your ability to develop remotely for C++ from Visual Studio, we have added a new Remote ...


17.9 Preview 3 brings exciting changes to Code Search

With the release of 17.9 Preview 3 dropping today, we are bringing some exciting enhancements to the Code Search (also known as All-In-One Search) experience. Since our last update with the search experience, we’ve been hard at work refining the experience and ideating ways to add to the experience. Now, you can search for any word or string...


Join us for AI Chat App Hack from Jan. 29 - Feb.12

The Microsoft AI Chat App Hack is a two-week virtual hackathon where you can learn how to build a chat app with Python, using the RAG (Retrieval Augmented Generation) approach with OpenAI and Azure AI Search. You’ll also get to meet other Python developers and learn from Microsoft engineers on live streams.