Dev Pro http://devproconnections.com/rss.xml en Microsoft open sources Xamarin SDKs http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-open-sources-xamarin-sdks <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Two months ago, <a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-acquires-xamarin">when Microsoft acquired Xamarin</a>, a lot of bold promises were made to make the development tools more open and available. Today there was follow up, with Microsoft open sourcing&nbsp;the Xamarin SDKs for Android, iOS, and Mac&nbsp;under the MIT license open source license and contributing the code to the .NET Foundation.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-open-sources-xamarin-sdks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-open-sources-xamarin-sdks#comments Development .net Microsoft Xamarin Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:45:00 +0000 16031 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Version 1.0 http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/microsoft-releases-visual-studio-code-version-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Visual Studio Code was launched one year ago and has been downloaded 2 million times and is actively used by over 500K developers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/microsoft-releases-visual-studio-code-version-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/visual-studio/microsoft-releases-visual-studio-code-version-10#comments Visual Studio Developer development Microsoft Visual Studio Visual Studio Code Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:35:00 +0000 15761 at http://devproconnections.com Build 2016 in Under 3 Minutes http://devproconnections.com/development/build-2016-under-3-minutes <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has put together a compilation of all you need to know about Build 2016 that lasts a little under 3 minutes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/build-2016-under-3-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/build-2016-under-3-minutes#comments Development BUILD 2016 IT/Dev Connections Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:19:00 +0000 15821 at http://devproconnections.com Facebook F8 Wrap-Up http://devproconnections.com/development/facebook-f8-wrap <div class="node-body article-body">Facebook wrapped up their annual F8 Developer Conference last week and a big ticket item for them, just like it was for Microsoft at Build 2016, was bots.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/facebook-f8-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/facebook-f8-wrap#comments Development development F8 Facebook social media Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:09:00 +0000 15661 at http://devproconnections.com Finally, an all-emoji programming language http://devproconnections.com/development/finally-all-emoji-programming-language <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> There are a lot of novelty programming languages out there. Emojicode might be the perfect one for coding on the go. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Move over, Swift: There's a new programming language hoping to woo developers with its speed, portability, and a slightly more colorful take on the for loop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/finally-all-emoji-programming-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/finally-all-emoji-programming-language#comments Development Developer Emojicode Novelty Languages programming Scripter Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:50:00 +0000 15741 at http://devproconnections.com Installer Companion App Released for Windows App Studio http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/installer-companion-app-released-windows-app-studio <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has released an app that will make it much easier to side-load and test the apps you build using their online Windows App Studio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/installer-companion-app-released-windows-app-studio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/installer-companion-app-released-windows-app-studio#comments Windows Development app development Installer Installer companion Windows App Studio Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:33:00 +0000 15641 at http://devproconnections.com Post Build 2016 Tips and Resources for Windows Developers http://devproconnections.com/development/post-build-2016-tips-and-resources-windows-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has been releasing information about developing for Windows at a steady pace since Build 2016 wrapped up on 01 April 2016. Here are some of those resources that you can take advantage of immediately.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/post-build-2016-tips-and-resources-windows-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/post-build-2016-tips-and-resources-windows-developers#comments Development BUILD BUILD 2016 development Microsoft Resources tools Windows Tue, 12 Apr 2016 12:20:00 +0000 15591 at http://devproconnections.com Desktop App Converter Available for Download http://devproconnections.com/development/desktop-app-converter-available-download <div class="node-body article-body">This software helps developers convert their Win32 and .Net software to Universal Windows Platform apps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/desktop-app-converter-available-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/desktop-app-converter-available-download#comments Development .net Apps conversion Desktop App Converter Project Centennial Universal Windows Platform UWP Win32 Fri, 08 Apr 2016 10:19:00 +0000 15571 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Build is Going on Tour http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-build-going-tour <div class="node-body article-body">If you did not get a chance to attend Build in person this year Microsoft just might be bringing a Build event to your hometown.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-build-going-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-build-going-tour#comments Development BUILD 2016 Build Tour developers development Microsoft Fri, 08 Apr 2016 09:45:00 +0000 15561 at http://devproconnections.com Start Flighting Your Apps for the Windows Store http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/start-flighting-your-apps-windows-store <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is making it possible for you to flight your own apps for testing just like they do for Windows Insider builds of Windows 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/start-flighting-your-apps-windows-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/start-flighting-your-apps-windows-store#comments Windows Development Fast Ring Flight flighting Rings Slow Ring Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows development Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:09:00 +0000 15541 at http://devproconnections.com Project Centennial - Convert Your Win32 & .Net Apps to Universal Windows Platform http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/project-centennial-convert-your-win32-net-apps-universal-windows-platform <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft revealed last week that there are over 16 million Win32 and .Net desktop applications for Windows. Project Centennial is an effort to allow developers to move those applications into the Universal Windows Platform with minimal work so they can be used across all Windows 10 devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/project-centennial-convert-your-win32-net-apps-universal-windows-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/project-centennial-convert-your-win32-net-apps-universal-windows-platform#comments Windows Development .net Apps convert Desktop App Converter Project Centennial Universal Windows Platform UWP Win32 Windows 10 Mon, 04 Apr 2016 16:14:00 +0000 15481 at http://devproconnections.com Free eBook: Creating Mobile Apps with Xamarin.Forms http://devproconnections.com/development/free-ebook-creating-mobile-apps-xamarinforms <div class="node-body article-body">Want to learn Xamarin? Look no further than this free eBook from Microsoft Press.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/free-ebook-creating-mobile-apps-xamarinforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/free-ebook-creating-mobile-apps-xamarinforms#comments Development BUILD 2016 Xamarin Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:44:00 +0000 15371 at http://devproconnections.com Build 2016 Quickshot: Xamarin Free for All! http://devproconnections.com/development/build-2016-quickshot-xamarin-free-all <div class="node-body article-body">Today at Build 2016, Microsoft announced that it will contribute Xamarin as an open platform and that it will be free for all Visual Studio developers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/build-2016-quickshot-xamarin-free-all" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/build-2016-quickshot-xamarin-free-all#comments Development BUILD 2016 Xamarin Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:22:00 +0000 15361 at http://devproconnections.com All the Developer Azure Announcements from Build 2016 http://devproconnections.com/cloud/all-developer-azure-announcements-build-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft took Day 2 of Build 2016 to announce opportunities for developers to construct for Azure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/cloud/all-developer-azure-announcements-build-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/cloud/all-developer-azure-announcements-build-2016#comments Cloud Azure BUILD 2016 Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:09:00 +0000 15351 at http://devproconnections.com Build 2016 - Skype Developer Preview Now Available http://devproconnections.com/cloud/build-2016-skype-developer-preview-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft is beginning to talk about Conversation as a Platform and introducing human language to the natural user interface. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/cloud/build-2016-skype-developer-preview-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/cloud/build-2016-skype-developer-preview-now-available#comments Cloud Developer Skpe Developer SDK Preview Skype Wed, 30 Mar 2016 23:07:00 +0000 15311 at http://devproconnections.com Developers and the Upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update http://devproconnections.com/development/developers-and-upcoming-windows-10-anniversary-update <div class="node-body article-body">Windows developers have plenty to look forward to this summer when Microsoft ships the next major update to Windows 10.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/developers-and-upcoming-windows-10-anniversary-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/developers-and-upcoming-windows-10-anniversary-update#comments Windows 10 Development development Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows 10 Windows 10 Anniversary Update Wed, 30 Mar 2016 21:12:00 +0000 15301 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Delivers New Developer Site as Part of Build 2016 http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-delivers-new-developer-site-part-build-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has rolled out a new web site to help developers locate resources for its various platforms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-delivers-new-developer-site-part-build-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-delivers-new-developer-site-part-build-2016#comments Development BUILD 2016 Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:05:00 +0000 15291 at http://devproconnections.com Getting Ready for Build - Our Coverage on DevPro http://devproconnections.com/development/getting-ready-build-our-coverage-devpro <div class="node-body article-body">On the eve of Microsoft's big annual developer conference everything is in place for our coverage of the event.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/getting-ready-build-our-coverage-devpro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/getting-ready-build-our-coverage-devpro#comments Development BUILD BUILD 2016 Developer developers development Microsoft Moscone Center San Francisco Wed, 30 Mar 2016 01:06:00 +0000 15281 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Build 2016 Live Stream http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-build-2016-live-stream <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> No matter where you are, get the best of Microsoft Build 2016 right in your browser </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft Build 2016 kicks off today in San Francisco, but if you can't make it, no worries: We're hosting a live stream of the key Build talks and sessions right here.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-build-2016-live-stream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-build-2016-live-stream#comments Development BUILD 2016 Developer IT Manager Microsoft Build Tue, 29 Mar 2016 20:10:00 +0000 15241 at http://devproconnections.com How Typography Impacts User Experience in Your Apps http://devproconnections.com/development/how-typography-impacts-user-experience-your-apps <div class="node-body article-body">The fonts you use in the design of your app can have a significant impact on the user experience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/how-typography-impacts-user-experience-your-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/how-typography-impacts-user-experience-your-apps#comments Development app building design designing Tue, 29 Mar 2016 13:47:00 +0000 15271 at http://devproconnections.com How to Watch the Build 2016 Keynotes Live Stream http://devproconnections.com/development/how-watch-build-2016-keynotes-live-stream <div class="node-body article-body">The Build 2016 keynotes will be live streamed. Here's how to watch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/how-watch-build-2016-keynotes-live-stream" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/how-watch-build-2016-keynotes-live-stream#comments Development BUILD 2016 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 21:18:00 +0000 15261 at http://devproconnections.com How to Get the Build 2016 Mobile Apps for Each Supported Platform http://devproconnections.com/development/how-get-build-2016-mobile-apps-each-supported-platform <div class="node-body article-body">Grab the official Build 2016 mobile apps.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/how-get-build-2016-mobile-apps-each-supported-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/how-get-build-2016-mobile-apps-each-supported-platform#comments Development BUILD 2016 Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:05:00 +0000 15251 at http://devproconnections.com Looking through the Build 2016 Schedule http://devproconnections.com/development/looking-through-build-2016-schedule <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has now posted the schedule of sessions for their upcoming Build 2016 developers conference that is scheduled to be held next week in San Francisco.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/looking-through-build-2016-schedule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/looking-through-build-2016-schedule#comments Development BUILD BUILD 2016 Developer developers development Mon, 28 Mar 2016 10:01:00 +0000 15201 at http://devproconnections.com Check out Azure Internet of Things Tech for Developers http://devproconnections.com/hardware/check-out-azure-internet-things-tech-developers <div class="node-body article-body">Check out some of the offerings from Microsoft's Azure Internet of Things Developer Center for tools to connect your IoT hardware.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/hardware/check-out-azure-internet-things-tech-developers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/hardware/check-out-azure-internet-things-tech-developers#comments Hardware Azure cloud developers development Internet of Things IoT Microsoft Thu, 24 Mar 2016 17:23:00 +0000 15191 at http://devproconnections.com The New Development Opportunity with Microsoft Edge Extensions http://devproconnections.com/web-development/new-development-opportunity-microsoft-edge-extensions <div class="node-body article-body">With Microsoft finally offering test versions of their new browser that support extensions, it is time to see what opportunities await developers who want to explore those possibilities.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/web-development/new-development-opportunity-microsoft-edge-extensions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/web-development/new-development-opportunity-microsoft-edge-extensions#comments Web Development browser BUILD 2016 Developer Extensions Microsoft Edge Tue, 22 Mar 2016 17:02:00 +0000 15141 at http://devproconnections.com Internal app development surging among IT departments http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/internal-app-development-surging-among-it-departments <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Salesforce study finds 79% of surveyed IT departments developing apps — mostly for internal use </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As woes mount for indie app developers trying to make the economics work, there&#39;s at least one area that is still flourishing for those with development skills: Internal business applications. A recent Salesforce Research survey found that 79% of IT departments surveyed were developing their own applications, with many focused on employee productivity.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/internal-app-development-surging-among-it-departments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/mobile-development/internal-app-development-surging-among-it-departments#comments Mobile Development Developer development mobile development Salesforce Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:38:00 +0000 15131 at http://devproconnections.com App Design Tips from Microsoft http://devproconnections.com/development/app-design-tips-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">The design work you do before coding your new app is critical to its success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/app-design-tips-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/app-design-tips-microsoft#comments Development app building design designing Thu, 17 Mar 2016 16:07:00 +0000 15101 at http://devproconnections.com New Bing Search API Developer Preview Now Available http://devproconnections.com/development/new-bing-search-api-developer-preview-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">If you are looking to include more "Bing" in your app then you need to check out the new developer preview for the Bing APIs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/new-bing-search-api-developer-preview-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/new-bing-search-api-developer-preview-now-available#comments Development API Bing developers development Tue, 15 Mar 2016 20:37:00 +0000 15091 at http://devproconnections.com ASP.NET WebHooks Reaches Release Candidate Stage http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/aspnet-webhooks-reaches-release-candidate-stage <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has announced that ASP.NET WebHooks has reached the release candidate stage. The technology supports building Web applications that can both send and receive webhooks using both custom services as well as online services such as PayPal, Dropbox, GitHub and many more. ASP.NET WebHooks promises to allow for some nice application integrations, and Don Kiely explores this update.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/aspnet-webhooks-reaches-release-candidate-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/aspnet/aspnet-webhooks-reaches-release-candidate-stage#comments ASP.NET ASP.NET Web API ASP.NET WebHooks webhooks Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:54:00 +0000 15001 at http://devproconnections.com Microsoft Updates Windows Developer Eval Virtual Machines http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-updates-windows-developer-eval-virtual-machines <div class="node-body article-body">If you want to try out Microsoft's suite of Windows developer tools once easy way to do that is through a virtual environment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-updates-windows-developer-eval-virtual-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/microsoft-updates-windows-developer-eval-virtual-machines#comments Development Developer developers development Microsoft virtual machines Visual Studio VM Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:32:00 +0000 15011 at http://devproconnections.com