Dev Pro http://devproconnections.com/rss.xml en Windows Dev Center Analytics Receives Updates from Microsoft http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-dev-center-analytics-receives-updates-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has improved some of the reports developers now get about their apps in the Microsoft Developer Portal.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-dev-center-analytics-receives-updates-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-dev-center-analytics-receives-updates-microsoft#comments Windows Development Analytics Developer development Microsoft Dev Center reports Windows Windows Dev Center Windows Developer Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13:51:00 +0000 17971 at http://devproconnections.com Stack Overflow and Microsft Partner for Developer Documentation Support http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/stack-overflow-and-microsft-partner-developer-documentation-support <div class="node-body article-body">A new partnership between Microsoft and Stack Overflow will allow Stack Overflow Documentation content to be integrated into Microsoft's API for documentation.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/stack-overflow-and-microsft-partner-developer-documentation-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/stack-overflow-and-microsft-partner-developer-documentation-support#comments Windows Development developers development documentation Microsoft Stack Overflow Tue, 26 Jul 2016 19:17:00 +0000 17961 at http://devproconnections.com Ignite to showcase new features for SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 platforms http://devproconnections.com/sharepoint/ignite-showcase-new-features-sharepoint-2016-and-office-365-platforms <div class="field-deck"> Developers should have a lot to dig into in Atlanta </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 12.8px; line-height: 20px;">Developers eager to take advantage of promised extensibility in&nbsp;Office 365 and SharePoint rejoice: According to Jeff&nbsp;Teper, corporate VP for Microsoft&#39;s SharePoint and&nbsp;OneDrive&nbsp;for Business, you can expect&nbsp;big SharePoint and Office 365 platform updates at Microsoft&#39;s annual Ignite conference in September, with a focus on new ways to extend the platforms to better suit end-user needs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/sharepoint/ignite-showcase-new-features-sharepoint-2016-and-office-365-platforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/sharepoint/ignite-showcase-new-features-sharepoint-2016-and-office-365-platforms#comments SharePoint Fri, 22 Jul 2016 19:34:00 +0000 17951 at http://devproconnections.com Tracking Users Interaction with Your Mobile App http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/tracking-users-interaction-your-mobile-app <div class="node-body article-body">If you want to better understand how your users are interacting with your apps then you need to provide the means to measure those interactions within your app. This insight will help you make changes/improvements to your app and avoid issues that would prevent engaged use of your app.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/tracking-users-interaction-your-mobile-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/tracking-users-interaction-your-mobile-app#comments Mobile Development app atrribution development Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows 10 windows dev Windows development Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:51:00 +0000 17941 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Updates Ad Reports in Windows Dev Center http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-updates-ad-reports-windows-dev-center <div class="node-body article-body">The Windows App team announced several new features for tracking the performance of your in app advertising through the Windows Dev Center.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-updates-ad-reports-windows-dev-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-updates-ad-reports-windows-dev-center#comments Windows Development advertising performance reports Windows Windows Dev Center Tue, 19 Jul 2016 11:26:00 +0000 17881 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Developer Content Collection for 14 July 2016 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-content-collection-14-july-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Catching you up on some of the latest developer related content from Microsoft.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-content-collection-14-july-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developer-content-collection-14-july-2016#comments Windows Development Developer development Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows 10 Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:51:00 +0000 17761 at http://devproconnections.com Image via Microsoft Microsoft Rolls out TypeScript 2.0 Beta http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-rolls-out-typescript-20-beta <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has just released their first beta of TypeScript 2.0 which is their open source superset of JavaScript.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-rolls-out-typescript-20-beta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-rolls-out-typescript-20-beta#comments Development developing development Microsoft programming software TypeScript Tue, 12 Jul 2016 12:19:00 +0000 17741 at http://devproconnections.com The Universal Windows Platform and App Scaling http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/universal-windows-platform-and-app-scaling <div class="node-body article-body">The Universal Windows Platform provides a framework for app developers to deliver their app to any platform running Windows 10 and making sure that apps UI works on screens of all sizes is critical.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/universal-windows-platform-and-app-scaling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/universal-windows-platform-and-app-scaling#comments Windows Development Apps scaling Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows 10 Thu, 07 Jul 2016 16:28:00 +0000 17691 at http://devproconnections.com Xamarin Offers a New Cycle of Dev Days for 2016 http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-offers-new-cycle-dev-days-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">The very popular Xamarin Dev Days return in 2016 with 13 worldwide locations in the schedule between 16 July and 12 November.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-offers-new-cycle-dev-days-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-offers-new-cycle-dev-days-2016#comments Mobile Development Developer learning. hands-on Xamarin Xamarin Dev Days Tue, 05 Jul 2016 12:53:00 +0000 17601 at http://devproconnections.com Image via Xamarin Learn About Developing for the Microsoft Band with Charles Stacy Harris III http://devproconnections.com/development/learn-about-developing-microsoft-band-charles-stacy-harris-iii <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Jennifer Marsman speaks with Charles Stacy Harris III about developing for the Microsoft Band.&nbsp; They discuss the capabilities of the Band: the sensors it contains, tiles, notifications, Bluetooth, haptics, and the Microsoft Health app for management.&nbsp; Learn how to get started with the Microsoft Band and several compelling use cases for making it shine.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/learn-about-developing-microsoft-band-charles-stacy-harris-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/learn-about-developing-microsoft-band-charles-stacy-harris-iii#comments Development Microsoft Band Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 17461 at http://devproconnections.com Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 Now Available http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2015-update-3-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">Earlier this week Microsoft released Visual Studio Update 3 as they continue addressing issues reported by users and delivering new features to the development suite of software.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2015-update-3-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-2015-update-3-now-available#comments Visual Studio development Microsoft Update 3 Visual Studio Visual Studio 2015 Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 VS2015 Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:03:00 +0000 17451 at http://devproconnections.com Learn .NET Framework C# With No Prior Coding Experience http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/learn-net-framework-c-no-prior-coding-experience <div class="node-body article-body">All developers had to start somewhere learning how to code. Microsoft has set up an entire tutorial website that can help individuals who have never coded before learn C# or developers who already know how to code and want to dive into C#.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/learn-net-framework-c-no-prior-coding-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/learn-net-framework-c-no-prior-coding-experience#comments Windows Development .net c# coding learning Microsoft Visual Studio Visual Studio Code Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:27:00 +0000 17431 at http://devproconnections.com Build a Universal Windows Platform App with Ink, Speech and Facial Recognition http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/build-universal-windows-platform-app-ink-speech-and-facial-recognition <div class="node-body article-body">A new Windows UWP sample from Microsoft combines three key elements of Windows 10 into the development of an app that uses inking, speech and facial recognition.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/build-universal-windows-platform-app-ink-speech-and-facial-recognition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/build-universal-windows-platform-app-ink-speech-and-facial-recognition#comments Windows Development development facial recognition ink speech Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:43:00 +0000 17381 at http://devproconnections.com Windows Dev Center Wants Your App Age Ratings Added http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-dev-center-wants-your-app-age-ratings-added <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has started asking developers to answer an app rating questionnaire so they can begin to enforce app age restrictions in the Windows Store.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-dev-center-wants-your-app-age-ratings-added" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/windows-dev-center-wants-your-app-age-ratings-added#comments Windows Development age age rating app development ratings Windows Windows Dev Center Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:21:00 +0000 17371 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft shows how to get your .NET & Win32 programs to UWP http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-shows-how-get-your-net-win32-programs-uwp <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft wants to see a significant portion of the 15 million or so .NET and Win32 apps that are already available for Windows make their way into the Windows Store on Windows 10. This means converting those programs to the Universal Windows Platform with Microsoft's updated Desktop App Converter.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-shows-how-get-your-net-win32-programs-uwp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-shows-how-get-your-net-win32-programs-uwp#comments Windows Development .net coding development example how to how-to Microsoft tutorial Universal Windows Platform UWP Win32 Windows Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:08:00 +0000 17311 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Developers Content Catch-Up for 14 June 2016 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developers-content-catch-14-june-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a rundown of more great developer content for the Windows stack.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developers-content-catch-14-june-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/microsoft-developers-content-catch-14-june-2016#comments Windows Development Developer developers Microsoft tips tricks tutorials Windows Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:12:00 +0000 17271 at http://devproconnections.com Apple Opens Siri to Developers in Effort to Catch Up With Rivals http://devproconnections.com/development/apple-opens-siri-developers-effort-catch-rivals <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Apple Inc. unveiled software that will allow its voice-activated personal assistant Siri to order pizza, call for a cab or check a bank balance, trying to keep pace with virtual assistants from Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc.&rsquo;s Google.</p> <p>The new software for Siri will enable programmers to build the voice-activated assistant into their apps, &nbsp;Craig Federighi, Apple&rsquo;s software chief, said Monday at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/apple-opens-siri-developers-effort-catch-rivals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/apple-opens-siri-developers-effort-catch-rivals#comments Development Amazon Apple Google Siri Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 17261 at http://devproconnections.com What platforms do you develop for? http://devproconnections.com/poll/06122016 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"></div><form action="/poll/06122016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-241-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-241"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-241" name="choice" value="241" class="form-radio" /> Desktop Windows</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-251-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-251"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-251" name="choice" value="251" class="form-radio" /> Windows Phone devices</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-261-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-261"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-261" name="choice" value="261" class="form-radio" /> Apple iOS</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-271-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-271"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-271" name="choice" value="271" class="form-radio" /> Android iOS</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-281-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-281"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-281" name="choice" value="281" class="form-radio" /> Desktop and Windows Phone</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-291-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-291"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-291" name="choice" value="291" class="form-radio" /> Multiple Platforms</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-301-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-301"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-301" name="choice" value="301" class="form-radio" /> Other (Let us know in comments!)</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="17241" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-5Eft_21Elbv45IoPa1BaQSq5BKUJkqz9ubFhRxHbS5I" value="form-5Eft_21Elbv45IoPa1BaQSq5BKUJkqz9ubFhRxHbS5I" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> http://devproconnections.com/poll/06122016#comments Development Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:05:41 +0000 17241 at http://devproconnections.com App subscriptions are the future according to Apple http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/app-subscriptions-are-future-according-apple <div class="node-body article-body">Have apps outlived their usefulness or do we need a new economic model for developers today? Apple believes they have the solution and are already talking about it ahead of WWDC.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/app-subscriptions-are-future-according-apple" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/app-subscriptions-are-future-according-apple#comments Mobile Development App Store Apple Apps subscription subscriptions Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:10:00 +0000 17171 at http://devproconnections.com Check out Penton Technology's New Professional Education Platform http://devproconnections.com/resources/check-out-penton-technologys-new-professional-education-platform <div class="field-byline"> Marcia Parker </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>We&rsquo;re excited to launch our new interactive <a href="https://education.pentontechnology.com">Penton Technology Professional Education platform</a>, designed give technology professionals&nbsp;an online education experience to propel their careers.</p> <p>&ldquo;Our new education platform allows tech professionals to enhance their careers, advance their skills and access critical education on-demand,&rdquo; said Rod Trent, Education and Conferences Director for Penton Technology.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/resources/check-out-penton-technologys-new-professional-education-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/resources/check-out-penton-technologys-new-professional-education-platform#comments Resources Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 16741 at http://devproconnections.com Windows Bridge for iOS Updates http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/windows-bridge-ios-updates <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced several new features for the iOS to UWP tool plus a new batch of code samples to help developers bring their iOS apps over to the Windows Store.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/windows-bridge-ios-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/windows-bridge-ios-updates#comments Mobile Development API APIs Developer development iOS IPhone Windows Windows Bridge for iOS Windows Store Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:03:00 +0000 17151 at http://devproconnections.com Success Strategies for Enterprise Application Development: Who Should Take the Lead? http://devproconnections.com/development/success-strategies-enterprise-application-development-who-should-take-lead <div class="field-byline"> Yousef Awad, chief executive officer, Integrant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s software development and test teams are organic, powerful, and fast. In this environment, the risk of project failures increases, which makes leadership more important than ever. To reduce that risk, there are two specific types of leadership skills necessary. Find out what they are.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/success-strategies-enterprise-application-development-who-should-take-lead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/success-strategies-enterprise-application-development-who-should-take-lead#comments Development Contributed Pieces project management Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:51:00 +0000 17141 at http://devproconnections.com Windows Developer Virtual Machines Updated - June 2016 http://devproconnections.com/development/windows-developer-virtual-machines-updated-june-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">You can easily use these virtual machines to test out the Microsoft developer software stack instead of spinning up an entire installation on physical hardware.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/windows-developer-virtual-machines-updated-june-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/windows-developer-virtual-machines-updated-june-2016#comments Development Developer developer tools Hyper-V Parallels testing tools virtual machines VirtualBox VM VMware Windows Windows Developer Thu, 02 Jun 2016 12:54:00 +0000 17061 at http://devproconnections.com Cloud Software Industry Heads Into Some Turbulence http://devproconnections.com/development/cloud-software-industry-heads-some-turbulence <div class="field-byline"> Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>It&#39;s time to put up or shut up in cloud software.&nbsp;</p> <p>One of the hottest recent themes in technology has been the rise of young companies such as Workday and Zendesk that sell Web-friendly software to businesses for subscription fees. Those cloud software firms are the ones that have been going public -- back when technology companies were actually holding IPOs -- and cloud software startups have emerged to fill nearly every imaginable technology need in corporations or among Main Street businesses.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/cloud-software-industry-heads-some-turbulence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/cloud-software-industry-heads-some-turbulence#comments Development Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:14:00 +0000 17041 at http://devproconnections.com Developer Content from Microsoft - 31 May 2016 http://devproconnections.com/development/developer-content-microsoft-31-may-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a catch up for recent developer related content from the folks on the Microsoft Windows developer team.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/developer-content-microsoft-31-may-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/developer-content-microsoft-31-may-2016#comments Development app Apps Developer developers development Microsoft Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Tue, 31 May 2016 15:28:00 +0000 17011 at http://devproconnections.com Xamarin Learning Resources for Developers http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-learning-resources-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Xamarin was a very popular development tool even before Microsoft acquired them earlier this year however, after that happened these tools were made free and became even more of an attractive option for mobile developers.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-learning-resources-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-learning-resources-developers#comments Mobile Development Android cross platform developers iOS Mobile Windows Xamarin Thu, 26 May 2016 18:36:00 +0000 16911 at http://devproconnections.com New Content from the Building Windows Apps Blog - 24 May 2016 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/new-content-building-windows-apps-blog-24-may-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Here is this weeks catch up on the great developer related content that has been published in the last week over on the Microsoft Building Apps for Windows blog.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/new-content-building-windows-apps-blog-24-may-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/new-content-building-windows-apps-blog-24-may-2016#comments Windows Development Apps Developer development sound tips tricks Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Tue, 24 May 2016 14:20:00 +0000 16851 at http://devproconnections.com Connecting the Dots Between Your iOS and Android Apps to the Universal Windows Platform http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/connecting-dots-between-your-ios-and-android-apps-universal-windows-platform <div class="node-body article-body">If your developer experience has been focused on iOS and/or Android then this whitepaper will help you better understand how to connect those apps into the new Universal Windows Platform on Windows 10.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/connecting-dots-between-your-ios-and-android-apps-universal-windows-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/connecting-dots-between-your-ios-and-android-apps-universal-windows-platform#comments Windows Development Android developers development iOS Mapping Universal Windows Platform Windows Thu, 19 May 2016 16:26:00 +0000 16731 at http://devproconnections.com Google I/O 2016 Keynote: Instant apps, automated tests, and much more http://devproconnections.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-instant-apps-automated-tests-and-much-more <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Google's latest developer conference has a little bit of something for everyone, with a few peaks into the future </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Developers eager to try their hand at something new were given a lot of options as Google&nbsp;IO 2016 kicked off today.</p> <p>A lot of the news was focused on platforms enhancements and completely new experiences, like video calling app&nbsp;Allo and virtual reality platform Daydream. There were also a host of improvements for the hear and now. One of the biggest rounds of applause was for new automated testing features that lets you record a series of taps in your app, and then turn that recording into Espresso code that can be used for automated testing in the future.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-instant-apps-automated-tests-and-much-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-instant-apps-automated-tests-and-much-more#comments Development development Google Google I/O Google I/O 2016 Wed, 18 May 2016 19:17:00 +0000 16681 at http://devproconnections.com Google I/O 2016 Keynote Livestream http://devproconnections.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-livestream <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Tune in live for Google's annual developer conference </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Google is live streaming the I/O Developer keynote. Catch all the announcements right here, from its new personal assistant platform to new hardware, and learn how it can help you program with more impact.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/862r3XS2YB0" width="560"></iframe></p> </div> http://devproconnections.com/development/google-io-2016-keynote-livestream#comments Development Wed, 18 May 2016 17:25:00 +0000 16671 at http://devproconnections.com