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Answers to your top TACO questions

Last month I had the pleasure of participating in a panel discussion at the Microsoft Ignite conference where we discussed mobile app development. I spoke about Visual Studio’s Tools for Apache Cordova (a.k.a. “TACO” for short) side-by-side with James Montemagno of Xamarin fame, Ankit Asthana from the Visual Studio C++ team, and Daniel ...

What’s new in Visual Studio “15” Preview 5 for Universal Windows Developers

In Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, we introduced support for building apps that target the Windows Anniversary Update SDK. Visual Studio “15” continues where VS 2015 left off and brings several new experiences and enhancements for UWP developers. We have been focusing on improving three major areas: While you’ll continue ...

Announcing Visual Studio “15” Preview 5

Today we released Visual Studio “15” Preview 5. With this Preview, I want to focus mostly on performance improvements, and in the coming days we’ll have some follow-up posts about the performance gains we’ve seen. I’m also going to point out some of the productivity enhancements we’ve made. So kick off the installer here and ...

Join us this November for Connect(); 2016

Today, I am excited to announce that our popular developer event Connect(); is back for a third year on November 16th and 17th and will be live-streamed globally from New York City. I encourage you to save the date for what promises to be our best Connect(); yet. At Connect(); 2016, Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie and Principal Program...

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