Dev Pro http://devproconnections.com/rss.xml en 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 Store http://devproconnections.com/store <div class="node-body page-body">Stay current with eBooks, online training, conferences, and project plans! The technology world changes daily, and sometimes hourly, so keeping up with the skills is crucial. Our team is dedicated to get you the information you need!</div><p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 17 May 2016 16:51:50 +0000 16621 at http://devproconnections.com New Content from the Building Windows Apps Blog - 17 May 2016 http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/new-content-building-windows-apps-blog-17-may-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Here is a catch up on recent content for developers on the Building Apps for Windows blog over at Microsoft.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/new-content-building-windows-apps-blog-17-may-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/windows-development/new-content-building-windows-apps-blog-17-may-2016#comments Windows Development Apps Developer development sound tips tricks Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Tue, 17 May 2016 14:28:00 +0000 16611 at http://devproconnections.com Windows Dev Center Tips from Microsoft http://devproconnections.com/development/windows-dev-center-tips-microsoft <div class="node-body article-body">Having insider information about any process can be very helpful and help you navigate around any challenges in that process. The Windows Dev Center team wants you to have that same advantage when it comes to publishing your apps to the Windows Store.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/windows-dev-center-tips-microsoft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/windows-dev-center-tips-microsoft#comments Development Microsoft tips Windows Dev Center Windows development Thu, 12 May 2016 14:08:00 +0000 16461 at http://devproconnections.com Build Tour 2016 Registration Now Available http://devproconnections.com/development/build-tour-2016-registration-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">Microsoft has begun allowing developers to register for their upcoming one day Build events that are being held in several locations around the world.</div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/build-tour-2016-registration-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/build-tour-2016-registration-now-available#comments Development BUILD BUILD 2016 Build Tour developers Microsoft Tue, 10 May 2016 10:32:00 +0000 16421 at http://devproconnections.com After more than a decade of MSDN and TechNet, Microsoft presses upgrade: docs.microsoft.com http://devproconnections.com/development/after-more-decade-msdn-and-technet-microsoft-presses-upgrade-docsmicrosoftcom <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="field-deck"> Microsoft launches preview of its new documentation site, built on top of GitHub </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p style="font-size: 15px; line-height: 1.48em; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22.2px;">MSDN and&nbsp;</span>TechNet&nbsp;have seen a number&nbsp;&nbsp;of upgrades over the years, but Microsoft has decided the two documentation portals deserve a major refresh, since some of the code powering them is a decade old. And so,&nbsp;the preview release of its new documentation systems, docs.microsoft.com.</p></div> <p><a href="http://devproconnections.com/development/after-more-decade-msdn-and-technet-microsoft-presses-upgrade-docsmicrosoftcom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://devproconnections.com/development/after-more-decade-msdn-and-technet-microsoft-presses-upgrade-docsmicrosoftcom#comments Development development MSDN TechNet Thu, 05 May 2016 16:51:00 +0000 16291 at http://devproconnections.com 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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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