Dev Pro en Learn .NET Framework C# With 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development .net c# coding learning Microsoft Visual Studio Visual Studio Code Tue, 28 Jun 2016 12:27:00 +0000 17431 at Build a Universal Windows Platform App with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development development facial recognition ink speech Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Windows 10 Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:43:00 +0000 17381 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development age age rating app development ratings Windows Windows Dev Center Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:21:00 +0000 17371 at Microsoft shows how to get your .NET & Win32 programs to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Microsoft Developers Content Catch-Up for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development Developer developers Microsoft tips tricks tutorials Windows Tue, 14 Jun 2016 13:12:00 +0000 17271 at Apple Opens Siri to Developers in Effort to Catch Up With 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 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Amazon Apple Google Siri Mon, 13 Jun 2016 19:00:00 +0000 17261 at What platforms do you develop for? <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--YDgj44fk3ziqB9uUVOJ5uxrihyKI9pM8iD2A6rc8hE" value="form--YDgj44fk3ziqB9uUVOJ5uxrihyKI9pM8iD2A6rc8hE" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Development Sun, 12 Jun 2016 21:05:41 +0000 17241 at App subscriptions are the future according to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Development App Store Apple Apps subscription subscriptions Thu, 09 Jun 2016 19:10:00 +0000 17171 at Check out Penton Technology's 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="">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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Resources Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:49:00 +0000 16741 at Windows Bridge for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Success Strategies for Enterprise Application Development: Who Should Take the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Contributed Pieces project management Tue, 07 Jun 2016 12:51:00 +0000 17141 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Cloud Software Industry Heads Into 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Wed, 01 Jun 2016 13:14:00 +0000 17041 at Developer Content from 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development app Apps Developer developers development Microsoft Universal Windows Platform UWP Windows Tue, 31 May 2016 15:28:00 +0000 17011 at Xamarin Learning Resources for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile Development Android cross platform developers iOS Mobile Windows Xamarin Thu, 26 May 2016 18:36:00 +0000 16911 at New Content from the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Connecting the Dots Between Your iOS and Android Apps to the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development Android developers development iOS Mapping Universal Windows Platform Windows Thu, 19 May 2016 16:26:00 +0000 16731 at Google I/O 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development development Google Google I/O Google I/O 2016 Wed, 18 May 2016 19:17:00 +0000 16681 at Google I/O 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="" width="560"></iframe></p> </div> Development Wed, 18 May 2016 17:25:00 +0000 16671 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 17 May 2016 16:51:50 +0000 16621 at New Content from the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 Windows Dev Center Tips from 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Microsoft tips Windows Dev Center Windows development Thu, 12 May 2016 14:08:00 +0000 16461 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development BUILD BUILD 2016 Build Tour developers Microsoft Tue, 10 May 2016 10:32:00 +0000 16421 at After more than a decade of MSDN and TechNet, Microsoft presses upgrade: <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,</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development development MSDN TechNet Thu, 05 May 2016 16:51:00 +0000 16291 at Microsoft open sources Xamarin SDKs <div class="field-byline"> Michael Morisy </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Two months ago, <a href="">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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development .net Microsoft Xamarin Wed, 27 Apr 2016 20:45:00 +0000 16031 at Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Version 1.0 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Visual Studio Developer development Microsoft Visual Studio Visual Studio Code Thu, 21 Apr 2016 10:35:00 +0000 15761 at Build 2016 in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development BUILD 2016 IT/Dev Connections Wed, 20 Apr 2016 18:19:00 +0000 15821 at Facebook F8 Wrap-Up <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development development F8 Facebook social media Tue, 19 Apr 2016 11:09:00 +0000 15661 at Finally, an 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Development Developer Emojicode Novelty Languages programming Scripter Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:50:00 +0000 15741 at Installer Companion App Released for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Windows Development app development Installer Installer companion Windows App Studio Thu, 14 Apr 2016 19:33:00 +0000 15641 at