Dev Pro http://devproconnections.com/rss.xml en Free Monthly Amazon Web Services Credits for Developers Working on Alexa Skills http://devproconnections.com/cloud/free-monthly-amazon-web-services-credits-developers-working-alexa-skills <div class="node-body article-body">By offering developers free credits on their cloud based services, Amazon is duplicating an offering that Microsoft provides with Azure that shows developers the capabilities within the companies cloud infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/cloud/free-monthly-amazon-web-services-credits-developers-working-alexa-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/cloud/free-monthly-amazon-web-services-credits-developers-working-alexa-skills#comments Cloud Alexa Amazon Web Services AWS credits Developer developers development Skills Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:07:00 +0000 19311 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft wants you to enhance your dev skills and have some fun at the same time http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-wants-you-enhance-your-dev-skills-and-have-some-fun-same-time <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is inviting developers to participate in a new one day skills training sessions with a twist.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-wants-you-enhance-your-dev-skills-and-have-some-fun-same-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-wants-you-enhance-your-dev-skills-and-have-some-fun-same-time#comments Windows Development Developer development Mars Microsoft Resources tools training Windows Windows Developer Windows development Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:49:00 +0000 19301 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Developer Resources Catch Up - 16 March 2017 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-resources-catch-16-march-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a summary of several developer related resources that have surfaced over the last few weeks from Microsoft.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-resources-catch-16-march-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-resources-catch-16-march-2017#comments Windows Development Azure Desktop Bridge Developer development Inking Microsoft Azure Office 365 Resources SDK Software Development Kit tools Windows Windows 10 Thu, 16 Mar 2017 14:48:00 +0000 19291 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft's Playable Ads Will Let Users Experience Your App First Hand http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsofts-playable-ads-will-let-users-experience-your-app-first-hand <div class="node-body article-body">Playable Ads will allow Universal Windows Platform app developers to give potential customers the full experience of running an app to decide if they might want to purchase the app offering.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsofts-playable-ads-will-let-users-experience-your-app-first-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsofts-playable-ads-will-let-users-experience-your-app-first-hand#comments Windows Development advertiesement advertisements Apps Developer developers games Playable Ads Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Windows developers Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:33:00 +0000 19281 at http://devproconnections.com Via Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 Launch Videos Now Available for On Demand Viewing http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2017-launch-videos-now-available-demand-viewing <div class="node-body article-body">You can now catch up with all the Visual Studio 2017 launch related videos from the two day live stream from earlier this week that marked the release of the software on its 20th birthday.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2017-launch-videos-now-available-demand-viewing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2017-launch-videos-now-available-demand-viewing#comments Visual Studio launch. launch event on demand on-demand Visual Studio Visual Studio 2017 VS VS 2017 VS2017 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 12:05:00 +0000 19271 at http://devproconnections.com Visual Studio 2017 Reaches General Availability and is Ready for Download http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2017-reaches-general-availability-and-ready-download <div class="node-body article-body">Today is the 20th birthday for Microsoft's Visual Studio and the celebration is kicking off with the release of the latest version of the software development and a two day streaming event.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2017-reaches-general-availability-and-ready-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2017-reaches-general-availability-and-ready-download#comments Visual Studio #VS2017 Developer developers Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 VS 2017 Windows Xamarin Xamarin University Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:47:00 +0000 19261 at http://devproconnections.com Developers - Microsoft Wants More Desktop Programs in the Windows Store as Universal Windows Platform Apps http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/developers-microsoft-wants-more-desktop-programs-windows-store-universal-windows <div class="node-body article-body">The tools are known by a couple of names but the bottom lines is that recent changes in the upcoming Windows 10 Creators Update release is asking developers to move their desktop programs to the Windows Store as UWP apps.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/developers-microsoft-wants-more-desktop-programs-windows-store-universal-windows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/developers-microsoft-wants-more-desktop-programs-windows-store-universal-windows#comments Windows Development Desktop App Converter Desktop Bridge Project Centennial Windows 10 Windows Store Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:05:00 +0000 19251 at http://devproconnections.com Conversational DevOps http://devproconnections.com/resources/conversational-devops <div class="node-body article-body">Since DevOps is a management approach more than anything else, there’s no reason it has to be limited to the world of software applications. The approach can be just as easily used, and can be just as beneficial, to manage IT infrastructure components – provided those components are being provisioned and managed in a code-like fashion.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/resources/conversational-devops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Resources Thu, 02 Mar 2017 05:15:00 +0000 18831 at http://devproconnections.com Windows 10 Creators Update Build 15042 SDK Released http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-10-creators-update-build-15042-sdk-released <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released the latest Software Development Kit build for the upcoming Creators Update so that developers can continue updating their apps for the next major feature release for Windows 10.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-10-creators-update-build-15042-sdk-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-10-creators-update-build-15042-sdk-released#comments Windows Development Build 15042 Developer development SDK Software Development Kit Windows Windows 10 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 11:18:00 +0000 19241 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Developer Documentation Moves to Microsoft Docs Portal http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-documentation-moves-microsoft-docs-portal <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has moved all of their Windows Developer documentation to the companies new Docs service. This one stop shop will give you access to everything you need as you develop within the Microsoft stack.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-documentation-moves-microsoft-docs-portal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-documentation-moves-microsoft-docs-portal#comments Windows Development dev developers devs documentation Microsoft Microsoft Docs Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:09:00 +0000 19221 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft UWP Toolkit Version 1.3 Released http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-uwp-toolkit-version-13-released <div class="node-body gallery-body">Microsoft's UWP Community Toolkit is a community supported collection of helper functions, custom controls, and app services for UWP apps on Windows 10 which can be used on PC, Xbox One, Mobile, HoloLens, and Surface devices.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-uwp-toolkit-version-13-released" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-uwp-toolkit-version-13-released#comments Windows Development Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:52:00 +0000 19211 at http://devproconnections.com The Changing Face of Open Source Licensing http://devproconnections.com/development/changing-face-open-source-licensing <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The shift in the use of "copyleft" licenses like the GPL for open source projects to "permissive" licenses guarantees the future of open source.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/changing-face-open-source-licensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/changing-face-open-source-licensing#comments Development licensing open source Mon, 20 Feb 2017 21:16:00 +0000 19201 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft will launch Visual Studio 2017 on 07 March 2017 with Two Day Live Streamed Event http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/microsoft-will-launch-visual-studio-2017-07-march-2017-two-day-live-streamed-event <div class="node-body article-body">Join Microsoft as they launch Visual Studio 2017 and celebrate its 20th Anniversary</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/microsoft-will-launch-visual-studio-2017-07-march-2017-two-day-live-streamed-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/microsoft-will-launch-visual-studio-2017-07-march-2017-two-day-live-streamed-event#comments Visual Studio availability developers launch Visual Studio Visual Studio 2017 VS VS 2017 VS2017 Thu, 16 Feb 2017 15:54:00 +0000 19181 at http://devproconnections.com URGENT - Microsoft's Build 2017 Registration Opens Today http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/urgent-microsofts-build-2017-registration-opens-today <div class="node-body article-body">Today Microsoft will open up registration for their annual developer event and you can expect tickets to sell out very quickly.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/urgent-microsofts-build-2017-registration-opens-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/urgent-microsofts-build-2017-registration-opens-today#comments Windows Development BUILD Build 2017 Build2017 Developer. Windows Development Microsoft Seattle Tue, 14 Feb 2017 12:45:00 +0000 19151 at http://devproconnections.com Windows Developer Day - Creators Update Summary http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-developer-day-creators-update-summary <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft held an online Windows Developer Day this week and shared a lot of new information for developers and how they can take advantage of new features in the Windows 10 Creators Update.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-developer-day-creators-update-summary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-developer-day-creators-update-summary#comments Windows Development channel 9 Creators Update Developer developers devs Microsoft Windows 10 Windows 10 Creators Update Thu, 09 Feb 2017 18:42:00 +0000 19141 at http://devproconnections.com Dev Center: Universal Ad Campaigns Available for Universal Windows Platform Apps http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/dev-center-universal-ad-campaigns-available-universal-windows-platform-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Developers can now access new universal ad campaigns from Microsoft for their apps that will be served up on Microsoft web properties such as MSN, Outlook and Skype.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/dev-center-universal-ad-campaigns-available-universal-windows-platform-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/dev-center-universal-ad-campaigns-available-universal-windows-platform-apps#comments Windows Development ads campaign developers MSN Outlook premium Skype Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Windows Store Tue, 07 Feb 2017 16:46:00 +0000 19131 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Releases App Promotion API for Windows Store http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-releases-app-promotion-api-windows-store <div class="node-body article-body">A new API for the Windows Store from Microsoft will allow companies to promote apps and manage related ad campaigns.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-releases-app-promotion-api-windows-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-releases-app-promotion-api-windows-store#comments Windows Development advertising API Apps developers development exposure Windows Store Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:37:00 +0000 19091 at http://devproconnections.com Resource: Keeping up with Changes in Windows 10 for Developers http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/resource-keeping-changes-windows-10-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Keeping up with the changes that hit each new feature update of Windows 10 can be a challenge for end users but even more so for developers as new capabilities get added to each subsequent release.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/resource-keeping-changes-windows-10-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/resource-keeping-changes-windows-10-developers#comments Windows 10 Windows Development developers development resource Windows 10 Windows developers Windows development Tue, 24 Jan 2017 18:53:00 +0000 19081 at http://devproconnections.com Windows 10 Development for Beginners (Free Course) http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-10-development-beginners-free-course <div class="node-body article-body">This 80 part course will help a new Windows dev learn the ins and outs of building apps for Windows 10 and might even sharpen the skills of experienced coders.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-10-development-beginners-free-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-10-development-beginners-free-course#comments Windows Development course dev development how to how-to learn learning video Windows 10 Thu, 19 Jan 2017 16:45:00 +0000 19061 at http://devproconnections.com Alphabet’s Google Buys Mobile App Tool Fabric From Twitter http://devproconnections.com/development/alphabet-s-google-buys-mobile-app-tool-fabric-twitter <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Google isn&rsquo;t buying Twitter Inc., but it&rsquo;s buying one of Twitter&rsquo;s remaining parts.</p> <p>Alphabet Inc.&rsquo;s online search division agreed to purchase Fabric, a Twitter business that provides a software toolkit for mobile apps. The companies didn&rsquo;t disclose financial terms.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/alphabet-s-google-buys-mobile-app-tool-fabric-twitter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/alphabet-s-google-buys-mobile-app-tool-fabric-twitter#comments Development Wed, 18 Jan 2017 19:26:00 +0000 19051 at http://devproconnections.com More logging, less debugging http://devproconnections.com/development/more-logging-less-debugging <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">DevOps practitioners are responsible for a range of technologies. &quot;Responsibility&quot; doesn&#39;t mean we have to know them all perfectly, and it certainly isn&#39;t an excuse to be ignorant about all of them eqully. We need familiarity with everything from HTML to cloud orchestration to storage hierarchies to DNS configuration, though. &quot;Familiarity&quot; amounts to clarity about what we know, and where to get help.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/more-logging-less-debugging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/more-logging-less-debugging#comments Development Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:00:00 +0000 19031 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Software Development Kit (SDK) Preview for Build 15003 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-releases-windows-10-software-development-kit-sdk-preview-build-15003 <div class="node-body article-body">The latest updated build for the Windows 10 SDK has been released for developers in the Microsoft stack.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-releases-windows-10-software-development-kit-sdk-preview-build-15003" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-releases-windows-10-software-development-kit-sdk-preview-build-15003#comments Windows Development Preview SDK Software Development Kit Windows Windows 10 Windows development Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:56:00 +0000 19041 at http://devproconnections.com Online Windows Developer Day for Windows 10 Creators Update Being Streamed on 08 February 2017 http://devproconnections.com/windows-10/online-windows-developer-day-windows-10-creators-update-being-streamed-08-february-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is planning a one day online streaming conference next month to brief developers on the development level changes that will be included in the Windows 10 Creators Update which is expected to be released in April 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-10/online-windows-developer-day-windows-10-creators-update-being-streamed-08-february-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-10/online-windows-developer-day-windows-10-creators-update-being-streamed-08-february-2017#comments Windows 10 Creators Update Developer Day Microsoft online Windows 10 Windows 10 Creators Update Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:34:00 +0000 19021 at http://devproconnections.com A Collection of Azure Resources for Developers http://devproconnections.com/development/collection-azure-resources-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Looking for some insight to what Azure services can provide you as a developer in your work?</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/collection-azure-resources-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/collection-azure-resources-developers#comments Cloud Development Azure cloud Developer Microsoft Azure Resources Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:54:00 +0000 19011 at http://devproconnections.com Resources: Catching up with Microsoft Developer Content - December 2016 Edition http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/resources-catching-microsoft-developer-content-december-2016-edition <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a round up of some recent articles from the Microsoft Developer team that can help you improve your own apps for the Windows ecosystem.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/resources-catching-microsoft-developer-content-december-2016-edition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/resources-catching-microsoft-developer-content-december-2016-edition#comments Windows Development content Developer development Resources Windows Tue, 27 Dec 2016 18:06:00 +0000 19001 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Edge Web Payment Request API Available in Preview http://devproconnections.com/web-development/microsoft-edge-web-payment-request-api-available-preview <div class="node-body article-body">If you are a web developer and need a payment method for Microsoft Edge then the new Payment Request API is a tool you want to check out.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/web-development/microsoft-edge-web-payment-request-api-available-preview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/web-development/microsoft-edge-web-payment-request-api-available-preview#comments Web Development API Developer developers Edge Microsoft Microsoft Edge payments web web developer Thu, 22 Dec 2016 16:50:00 +0000 18991 at http://devproconnections.com Bot Idea - QnA Maker http://devproconnections.com/development/bot-idea-qna-maker <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is providing a new service for building a bot to answer your frequently asked questions.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/bot-idea-qna-maker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/bot-idea-qna-maker#comments Development answers Azure Bing bot makers bots FAQ Microsoft QnA questions Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:05:00 +0000 18981 at http://devproconnections.com GameAnalytics and Microsoft Partner to Bring Data Insights to Game Developers http://devproconnections.com/development/gameanalytics-and-microsoft-partner-bring-data-insights-game-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Understanding how users interact with your games is critical to improving the user experience and retaining customers. This new partnership will deliver that kind of data to you to help with those insights.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/gameanalytics-and-microsoft-partner-bring-data-insights-game-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/gameanalytics-and-microsoft-partner-bring-data-insights-game-developers#comments Development developers devs GameAnalytics Microsoft Universal Windows Platform UWP Fri, 16 Dec 2016 13:07:00 +0000 18971 at http://devproconnections.com Resources for Writing Clean Code as a Software Developer http://devproconnections.com/development/resources-writing-clean-code-software-developer <div class="node-body article-body">Is there value in making sure your code is clean and understandable?</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/resources-writing-clean-code-software-developer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/resources-writing-clean-code-software-developer#comments Development clean code Code coding resource software Windows Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:02:00 +0000 18961 at http://devproconnections.com Tips and Tricks for Developing with the Surface Dial http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/tips-and-tricks-developing-surface-dial <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft latest hardware for controlling activity on your Windows 10 based PC is the Surface Dial and it is very easy for Windows developers to integrate this functionality into their Universal Windows Platform apps.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/tips-and-tricks-developing-surface-dial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/tips-and-tricks-developing-surface-dial#comments Windows Development development Microsoft Surface Dial Surface Studio tips tricks Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Windows development Mon, 12 Dec 2016 14:27:00 +0000 18951 at http://devproconnections.com