Dev Pro http://devproconnections.com/rss.xml en 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 DevOps Nuts and Bolts http://devproconnections.com/development/devops-nuts-and-bolts <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">Oh, no!&nbsp;<a href="https://gitlab.com/gitlab-com/marketing/issues/366" target="_blank">Thought leaders</a>&nbsp;are&nbsp;<a href="https://about.gitlab.com/2016/11/10/why-choose-bare-metal/?" target="_blank">leaving the cloud</a>! What&#39;s next?&nbsp;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmzuRXLzqKk" target="_blank">Dogs and cats living together</a>!?</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/devops-nuts-and-bolts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/devops-nuts-and-bolts#comments Development Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:08:00 +0000 18931 at http://devproconnections.com Nuts and Bolts II: configuration http://devproconnections.com/development/nuts-and-bolts-ii-configuration <div class="field-byline"> Cameron Laird </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">We&#39;re DevOps. We&#39;re committed to&nbsp;</span><a href="https://www.ibm.com/blogs/cloud-computing/2014/03/devops-and-software-defined-environments-cloud-twins/" style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">Software-Defined&nbsp;<i>Everything</i></a><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">, of course.</span></p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/nuts-and-bolts-ii-configuration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/nuts-and-bolts-ii-configuration#comments Development Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:05:00 +0000 18941 at http://devproconnections.com Xamarin Updates and Channel 9 Learning Videos http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-updates-and-channel-9-learning-videos <div class="node-body article-body">These six sessions from last months Microsoft Connect():// 2016 Virtual Developers Conference will help you get started in cross platform development using Xamarin.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-updates-and-channel-9-learning-videos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/xamarin-updates-and-channel-9-learning-videos#comments Mobile Development channel 9 Connect():// 2016 learning Microsoft videos Xamarin Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:50:00 +0000 18891 at http://devproconnections.com Xamarin SourceForge Adds Optional HTTPS for Project Websites http://devproconnections.com/security/sourceforge-adds-optional-https-project-websites <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The popular code repository, SourceForge, now gives projects the ability to have a secure SSL connection.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/security/sourceforge-adds-optional-https-project-websites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/security/sourceforge-adds-optional-https-project-websites#comments Security HTTPS security SourceForge Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:24:00 +0000 18881 at http://devproconnections.com Learn more about the Cortana Intelligence Suite in one day Microsoft Virtual Academy Workshop http://devproconnections.com/development/learn-more-about-cortana-intelligence-suite-one-day-microsoft-virtual-academy-workshop <div class="node-body article-body">Machine Learning is becoming more readily available to developers and others to incorporate into their apps. Microsoft's Cortana Intelligence Suite is the Redmond companies connection into the vast amounts of ML data the company has access to through various data sources. Learn how to access that data in your own development/research work.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/learn-more-about-cortana-intelligence-suite-one-day-microsoft-virtual-academy-workshop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/learn-more-about-cortana-intelligence-suite-one-day-microsoft-virtual-academy-workshop#comments Development Cortana Cortana Intelligence Suite data Data Analyst Data Professional Data Scientist Developer Microsoft Microsoft Virtual Academy MVA Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:40:00 +0000 18871 at http://devproconnections.com LPI Announces 'Open Technology' DevOps Engineer Certification http://devproconnections.com/development/lpi-announces-open-technology-devops-engineer-certification <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although the certification won't be available until next fall, those interested in the program can help shape its contents now through an online survey.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/lpi-announces-open-technology-devops-engineer-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/lpi-announces-open-technology-devops-engineer-certification#comments Development Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:52:00 +0000 18861 at http://devproconnections.com Making Ink a Key Part of a Universal Windows Platform Application http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/making-ink-key-part-universal-windows-platform-application <div class="node-body article-body">As more devices support inking capabilities, it is important that developers understand how to implement this key feature in their own UWP apps so that their users can take full advantage of the benefits that using Ink on Windows 10 can provide.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/making-ink-key-part-universal-windows-platform-application" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/making-ink-key-part-universal-windows-platform-application#comments Windows Development Anniversary Update Developer developers ink Inking Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows 10 Windows 10 Anniversary Update Windows development Tue, 29 Nov 2016 14:24:00 +0000 18851 at http://devproconnections.com Universal Windows Platform (UWP) Community Toolkit Updated to Version 1.2 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/universal-windows-platform-uwp-community-toolkit-updated-version-12 <div class="node-body article-body">The latest update to the UWP Community Toolkit adds several new features and updates others.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/universal-windows-platform-uwp-community-toolkit-updated-version-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/universal-windows-platform-uwp-community-toolkit-updated-version-12#comments Windows Development Apps Developer developers development modern modern apps Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows 10 Windows Store Tue, 22 Nov 2016 12:46:00 +0000 18841 at http://devproconnections.com Open Source Software: Secure Except When It Isn't http://devproconnections.com/security/open-source-software-secure-except-when-it-isnt <div class="node-body article-body">Open source software security depends on the availability of the source code enabling many to search the code for vulnerabilities. Evidently, some code is being overlooked.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/security/open-source-software-secure-except-when-it-isnt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/security/open-source-software-secure-except-when-it-isnt#comments Security Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:08:00 +0000 18821 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Developer News from Connect(); 2016 http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-developer-news-connect-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft announced a lot of developer related stuff this week from their Connect(); 2016 Developer Conference and we have a round up right here for you.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-developer-news-connect-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-developer-news-connect-2016#comments Development Linux Linux Foundation Visual Studio Visual Studio Code Visual Studio for Mac VS Windows Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:07:00 +0000 18811 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Six Winning Ways to Automate Your Arsenal http://devproconnections.com/development/six-winning-ways-automate-your-arsenal <div class="node-body article-body"><p><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">November is&nbsp;</span><a href="http://windowsitpro.com/" style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;" target="_blank">DevPro</a><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;">&#39;s</span><span style="font-family: Times; font-size: medium;"> month to think about how to automate and scale service provision. Here are a half-dozen ideas to keep on top:</span></p> <p><strong>Trade-offs</strong></p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/six-winning-ways-automate-your-arsenal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/six-winning-ways-automate-your-arsenal#comments Development Tue, 15 Nov 2016 16:13:00 +0000 18791 at http://devproconnections.com Visual Studio Code Version 1.7 Released with October Updates http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-code-version-17-released-october-updates <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft's Visual Studio Code is the companies free open source development platform that runs on Windows, Linux and Mac based devices.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-code-version-17-released-october-updates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/visual-studio-code-version-17-released-october-updates#comments Visual Studio Code open source update Visual Studio Visual Studio Code VS Tue, 15 Nov 2016 15:29:00 +0000 18781 at http://devproconnections.com It's (accidentally) official: Visual Studio is coming to the Mac http://devproconnections.com/development/its-accidentally-official-visual-studio-coming-mac <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft page went briefly live with details on anticipated Visual Studio launch on Mac </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Scheduling blog posts always seems to end badly, and now Microsoft is re-learning the lesson after a post announcing the launch of Visual Studio for Mac launched a few days early.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/its-accidentally-official-visual-studio-coming-mac" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/its-accidentally-official-visual-studio-coming-mac#comments Development Mon, 14 Nov 2016 16:36:00 +0000 18771 at http://devproconnections.com Are Your Apps Ready for Windows 10? http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/are-your-apps-ready-windows-10 <div class="field-deck"> These resources will help you get your current apps up to speed and provide you tools to build new apps for Windows 10 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Get your apps ready for Windows 10 with these tools and other resources</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/are-your-apps-ready-windows-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/are-your-apps-ready-windows-10#comments Windows Development Apps Developer development Resources tools Universal Windows Platform App UWP Windows 10 Fri, 11 Nov 2016 01:04:00 +0000 18761 at http://devproconnections.com Nithya Ruff's Appointment to Linux Foundation Aids Diversity Efforts http://devproconnections.com/development/nithya-ruffs-appointment-linux-foundation-aids-diversity-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Finding and keeping women and other minorities has been a problem in tech. The recent appointment of Nithya Ruff as an at-large director on the Linux Foundation's board should have a positive effect, even outside open source.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/nithya-ruffs-appointment-linux-foundation-aids-diversity-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/nithya-ruffs-appointment-linux-foundation-aids-diversity-efforts#comments Development Thu, 10 Nov 2016 23:12:00 +0000 18751 at http://devproconnections.com <p>Finding and keeping women and other minorities has been a problem in tech. The recent appointment of Nithya Ruff as an at-large director on the Linux Foundation&#39;s board should have a positive effect, even outside open source.</p> Ideas on how to implement Surface Dial in your Universal Windows Platform Apps http://devproconnections.com/development/ideas-how-implement-surface-dial-your-universal-windows-platform-apps <div class="node-body article-body">Sometimes we can find inspiration for new development ideas by seeing how others are doing similar work.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/ideas-how-implement-surface-dial-your-universal-windows-platform-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/ideas-how-implement-surface-dial-your-universal-windows-platform-apps#comments Development development Microsoft Surface Surface Dial Surface Studio Tue, 08 Nov 2016 14:29:00 +0000 18741 at http://devproconnections.com The Developer Connection with Microsoft Teams http://devproconnections.com/office-365/developer-connection-microsoft-teams <div class="field-deck"> Tabs, Bots and Connectors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The introduction of Microsoft Teams this week also opens up new opportunities for developers who would like to see their products available in the ecosystem. There are three key areas that developers can contribute in for Microsoft Teams.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/office-365/developer-connection-microsoft-teams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/office-365/developer-connection-microsoft-teams#comments Office 365 Developer Microsoft Microsoft Teams Office 365 Teams tools Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:32:00 +0000 18721 at http://devproconnections.com The Community and Software Development http://devproconnections.com/development/community-and-software-development <div class="field-byline"> Christine Hall </div> <div class="field-deck"> The building and nurturing of community is more important to software development than you might think. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Central to the development of open source software is the community. This is partly because many open source projects depend on contributions from unpaid volunteers, which makes community ties important. But even large enterprise projects must pay attention to community needs. Large scale projects like Hadoop, OpenStack, Hyperledger, and even Linux, all transcend corporate boundaries, which necessitates communities that span individual corporate cultures.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/community-and-software-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/community-and-software-development#comments Development Thu, 03 Nov 2016 16:03:00 +0000 18711 at http://devproconnections.com